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SLAAJ Cricket Festival 2018 | Mohamed Ali Memorial Trophy
[16 September, 2018]

SLAAJ Cricket Festival 2018 | Mohamed Ali Memorial TrophySri Lanka Automobile Association Japan organised wonderful Cricket Festival on Sunday 16th Sep, 2018 in the memory of Late Mr. Mohamed Ali. It was named as Mohamed Ali Memorial trophy.

In this event 21 teams participated and each match was kept for 5 overs. Amazing weather on Sunday added to the delight of spectators and all teams. 3 nicely maintained playgrounds were used at Sanmu City Sports Complex for the event. Kashiwa Cricket Club won the final match to grab the title.

Mr. Ranil Wanigabaduge, Mr. Ruwan Ganegama, Mr. Yasendra Samarawickrama, Mr. Weeramunige Upul Kumara, Mr. Kumar Ichihara coordinated and organised all material logistics and set up on the ground. Mr. Chinthanka Jayasinghe beautifully presented the event.

Mr. Fawzan Fareid arranged for the event sponsorship from Sri Lankan Airlines Ltd. who also organised a Raffel Draw, winner was awarded a Free return Air ticket for Tokyo-Colombo-Tokyo

Sri Lanka Embassy officers Mr. Samantha P.K Wijesekara (Minister Counsellor-Commercial), Ms. Udani Gunawardena (1st Secretary) were also present in the event sparing their valuable time.

Mr. Sampath Hettiarachchi and his entire Senhiru media team covered the entire event with live broadcasting, video recording, and all photography.

Mr. Jagath Ramanayake and Mr. Saman Priyankara were there for their valuable guidance and advice to make it a big success.

Mr. Lasantha Nandasiri arranged his staff and logistics to set up the stage for award distribution.

Mr. Mommed Ansar, Mr. Nishantha Gamage, Mr. Azad Alwan, Mr. Umar Ali, Mr. Hameed Ramzan, Mr. Jitendra Samarawickrama, Mr. Cecil Perera, Mr. Wasantha Ekanayake, Mr. Udaya Atukorala, Mr. Bansal and entire SLAAJ team dedication and hard work made the event memorable and a huge success.