The Under 17 All-Island Inter Schools’ Division 1 Cricket Tournament is set to commence from the Month of May featuring 75 teams competing in 10 groups.
The competition organized by the Sri Lanka Schools’ Cricket Association will be played in the 50-over format under ICC rules and regulations.
Ananda College, Colombo are the reigning champions of the tournament while Isipathana College were runners up last year.
32 teams will qualify for the second round and will be drawn into 8 groups. The top 2 teams of those 8 groups will then advance to the round of 16 knockout stage.
Also, 35 teams will participate in the division-two tournament which will also commence in May. Nalanda College (B) won the championship last year and the runner-up team Wadduwa Central College was promoted to division one this year.
Division One Teams:
Group ‘A’ – Dharmapala College (A) Pannipitiya, Kalutara Vidyalaya, Nalanda College (A) Colombo, Zahira College (A) Colombo, Piliyandala Central College, Maris Stella College Negombo, S. Thomas’ College (A) Mt. Lavinia, Prince of Wales College (A) Moratuwa.
Group ‘B’ – Asoka Vidyalaya (A) Colombo, De Mazenod College (A) Kandana, Isipathana College (A) Colombo, St. Peter’s College (A) Colombo, St. Sebastian’s College (A) Moratuwa, St. Anthony’s College Wattala, Sri Dharmaloka College Kelaniya, De La Salle College Colombo.
Group ‘C’ – President’s College (A) Kotte, Royal College Panadura, D.S.Senanayake College (A) Colombo, Sri Jayawardhanapura MV Kotte, Carey College (A) Colombo, Gurukula College Kelaniya, Moratu Vidyalaya, Wadduwa Central College.
Group ‘D’ – St. John’s College (A) Nugegoda, St. Joseph’s College (A) Colombo, Holy Cross College Kalutara, Mahanama College (A) Colombo, St. John’s College Panadura, Mahanama College Panadura, Lumbini College Colombo.
Group ‘E’ – St. Benedict’s College (A) Kotahena, Royal College (A) Colombo, Thurstan College (A) Colombo, Ananda Shastralaya Kotte, Wesley College (A) Colombo, Ananda College (A) Colombo, Sri Sumangala College Panadura.
Group ‘F’ – Bandaranayake MMV Gampaha, St. Peter’s College (A) Negombo, Wickramashila NS Giriulla, St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa, Sandalanka Central College, St. Xavier’s College Maravila, St. Mary’s College Chilaw.
Group ‘G’ – Vidyartha College Kandy, Dharmaraja College (A) Kandy, Sri Sumangala College Kandy, St. Anne’s College Kurunegala, Sri Rahula College Katugastota, Kegalu Vidyalaya, St. Sylvester’s College Kandy, St. Thomas College (A) Matale.
Group ‘H’ – Kingswood College Kandy, Ibbagamuwa Central College, Maliyadeva College (A) Kurunegala, Anuradhapura Central College, Trinity College (A) Kandy, St. John’s College Jaffna, St. Mary’s College Kegalle, St. Anthony’s College (A) Kandy.
Group ‘I’ – Sri Devananda College Ambalangoda, Vidyaloka College Galle, Revatha College Balapitiya, St. Servatius College Matara, St. Aloysius College Galle, Tissa MMV Kalutara, Dharmasoka College Ambalangoda.
Group ‘J’ – St. Thomas College Matara, Richmond College Galle, Rahula College Matara, Mahinda College Galle, P. De S. Kularatne MV Ambalangoda, Devapathiraja College Rathgama, Debarawewa National School.
Division Two Teams:
Group ‘A’ – S. Thomas’ College (B) Mt. Lavinia, Nalanda College (B) Colombo, S. De. S Jayasinghe MMV Dehiwala, Veluwana College Colombo, Thurstan College (B) Colombo.
Group ‘B’ – Siri Piyarathana MMV Padukka, St. Peter’s College (B) Colombo,
St. Sebastian’s College (B) Moratuwa, Basilica College Ragama, Shasthrananda MV Dehiwala
Group ‘C’ – Ananda MV Kottawa, Ananda College (B) Colombo, Royal College (B) Colombo, Prince of Wales College (B) Moratuwa, Sri Pragnanada MV Raddoluwa.
Group ‘D’ – Henegama Central College, St. Sebastian’s College Katuneriya, Harischandra College Negombo, Pindeniya National School.
Group ‘E’ – Maliyadeva Model School Kurunegala, Sri Sumangala MMV Wariyapola, Azhar College Akurana, Pannala National School.
Group ‘F’ – Karandeniya Central College, Taxila MMV Horana, C.W.W Kannangara MMV Matugama, Vijayaba National School Hungama.
Group ‘G’ – Hindu College Batticaloa, Ananda Maithriya MMV Balangoda, St. Thomas’ College Bandarawela, Zahira College Kalmunai, St. Aloysius’ College Rathnapura.
Group ‘H’ – Hindu College Jaffna, St. Patrick’s College Jaffna, Jaffna Central College
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