Commercial Credit & Finance PLC pulled out from the ongoing 23rd Singer – MCA Premier League 2016 tournament when five of their regular players having to decamp due to national commitments. The five of their top players are Chamara Kapugedera, Chathuranga Silva, Lahiru Madusanka, Lahiru Gamage, Shehan Jayasuriya who are representing the Sri Lanka “A” team now in New Zealand as such they have been considerably weakened.
Three more players were called up to play in the warm-up cricket match against the West Indies too.
Commercial Credit had played two games and lost both games. They lost to Sampath Bank by four wickets in the first game and lost badly by eight wickets to MAS Active Trading in their second game.
They had four more matches to be played when they decided to pull out due to not having enough players to form a formidable team. (LW)