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Elpitiya Plantations PLC (EPP) Cricket team became the Cup Champions of 17th DACC (Dimbula Athletic & Cricket Club) six a side hard ball cricket tournament 2019. Since 2002 EPP have been participating in this event but it was the very first time EPP won the championship. The captain Asela Udumulla said that “ they were known as an ordinary team among all regional plantation teams all these years, but because of pure commitment, dedication and intelligence shown by each and every team member, they were able to clinch the championship this year”. EPP has played four matches against Maskelliya, Pussellawa, JDB and have won all three before the final encounter with Thalawakelle Plantations. At the finals, EPP has scored 83 runs during their 05 overs and Thalawakelle could only score 55 runs. Asela Udumulla the captain became the Man of the match and as well as the Man of the series.
17th DACC – Elpitiya Plantations Team Members List
Asela Udumulla (C), Shihara Perera (W), Anushka Baddevithane, Harith Muttettuwatte, Dilukshan Neshan, Pramod Bandara, Kanishka Ranchagoda, Gayan Ariyadasa, Mahesh Samarasinghe and Sajith Wijesena.