Twenty school teams advanced to the second round of the ‘Singer Trophy’ U-17 division 11 inter schools cricket tournament.
Only 33 teams participated in this tournament from 10th May in 7 groups on league basis.
Royal College (B) were last year’s champions and St. Peter’s College (B) were runners-up and they have advanced to the second round
Second round matches will be played league basis in four groups.
Group ‘J’ – St. Peter’s College (B), Wadduwa MMV, Basilica College Ragama, St. Sebastian’s College (B) Moratuwa, St. Thomas’ College Bandarawela.
Group ‘K’ – Royal College (B), Sri Sumangala MMV Wariyapola, Siri Piyarathana MMV Padukka, Vijayaba National School Hungama, St. Patrick’s College Jaffna.
Group ‘L’ – Thurstan College (B), Harischandra College Negombo, Nalanda College (B), Henegama Central, Ananda Maithriya MMV Balangoda.
Group ‘M’ – St. Sebastian’s College Katuneriya, S. Thomas’ College (B) Mt. Lavinia, S. De. S Jayasinghe MMV Dehiwala, Prince of Wales College (B), Taxila MMV Horana. (KN)