The annual cricket tournament 'Vitebsk Premier League-2022' organised by the Sri Lankan Union VSMU recently concluded at the Vitebsk Technical College ground.
The exciting tournament was held for 3 weeks despite the weather conditions. It was attended by 8 teams of boys and 8 teams of girls studying at VSMU.
In the final boys team "Cavaliers" (6th year students) and "Exorians" (1st year students) met. In the girls' final the 4th year team "Genesis" played against the 6th year team "Cavaliers". Both "Cavaliers" teams (6th year students) were crowned champions in both of this year's league games!
Mark Fernando with most runs and Udish Raviraj with the highest number of wickets respectively won the Orange and Purple caps, whilst Malith Kariyawasam was named the best fielder. Supun Sumanarathna was adjuged the player of the tournament for his all-round performances with the bat, ball and on the field.
In the girls' competition, Amani Mohamed Hussain Fatima won the purple caps grabbing the highest number of wickets. Shashini Ranatunga won the award as the best fielder. Mayumi Amaya was the orange cap holder with the most runs and was adjudged player of the tournament for her splendid performance throughout the tournament
The annual beautifully emotional cricket games among Sri Lankan and Indian students create a friendly atmosphere and keep the team spirit alive, which certainly makes for a rich and interesting student life!
Kavinda De Soyza, the 5-year student of the faculty of overseas students training