Janaka Mendis, Credit Director, Singer Sri Lanka hands over the sponsorship cheque to Chandana Ekanayake, President, Dharmaraja College Old Boys’ Union Colombo branch during a ceremony held recently.
The 14th Col. Henry Steele Olcott Memorial Cricket Tournament organized by the Dharmaraja College Cricket Foundation will get underway at Pallekele International Cricket stadium from 30th November onwards.
Eight schools already have confirmed their participation for the tournament with Ananda College, Dharmaraja College, Maliyadeva College, Mahinda College, Dharmasoka College, Nalanda College, Rahula College and Dharmapala College competing against each other.
The tournament will get underway with the Old Boys’ tournament. The winners of the group stage will qualify for the Cup Championship while losers will play for the plate championship which is scheduled for 1st December.
The schools six-a-side tournament will get underway on the 2nd December and the semi-finals and finals of the event will be worked off on the same day. The Old Boys’ tournament is expected to attract well-known Sri Lanka Test players who represented these leading cricket playing schools.