21st Inter-Plantation Cricket Tournament 2024


The 21stInter-Plantation Cricket Tournament organised by the Dimbula Athletic & Cricket Club was held on 15/16 March 2024 at the Radella Cricket Ground. This cricket ground is considered unique being situated at a height of 4,000 feet above sea level and is one of the few cricket grounds in the world situated at this altitude. The Sri Lankan national Cricket team has used the ground and club facilities in the past when in need of preparation for away games prior to touring countries like Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa.


The participant teams were as follows:


1.     Agarapatana Plantations PLC

2.     Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC

3.     Chilaw Plantations Limited

4.     Elpitiya Plantations PLC

5.     Hatton Plantations PLC

6.     Horana Plantations PLC

7.     Kegalle Plantations PLC

8.     Kelani Valley Plantations PLC

9.     Kotagala Plantations PLC

10.                        Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC

11.                        Maskeliya Plantations PLC

12.                        Maturata Plantations Limited

13.                        Namunukula Plantations PLC

14.                        Pussellawa Plantations PLC

15.                        Talawakelle Tea Estate PLC


An Exhibition match between the Dimbula Athletic & Cricket Club (DACC) and the DickoyaMaskeliya Cricket Club (DMCC) was played prior to the Cup Final which resulted in the hosts DACC emerging victorious over the visitors DMCC.


The Grand Cup Final between Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC and Elpitiya Plantations PLC was played under lights for the first time in the history of the tournament.


The Cup champions of the 21stInter-Plantation Cricket Tournament for the 3rdconsecutive year were Elpitiya Plantations PLC and the Runner-Up, Talawakelle Tea Estate PLC.


Maturata Plantations Limited emerged Bowl Champions, whilst Namunukula Plantations PLC were the Runner-Up. Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC emerged as the champions in the Plate Category and Pussellawa Plantations PLC were the Runner- Up.

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