Army take na­tional base­ball league ti­tle

Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) - - SPORTS -

Sri Lanka Army scored an ex­cit­ing 7/5 vic­tory over Sri Lanka Navy in the fi­nals of the Sri Lanka Na­tional Base­ball League Cham­pi­onship 2018 played at the Diyagama Base­ball Com­plex yes­ter­day.

Eight top teams of the is­land took part in this year's edi­tion of the cham­pi­onship where the com­pe­ti­tion proved that the fu­ture of base­ball look good with the per­for­mances ex­hib­ited by the com­pet­ing teams.

H.E. Mr. Akira Sugiyama, the Ja­panese Am­bas­sador in Sri Lanka graced the the fi­nal day's play as the chief guest and dis­trib­uted the awards.

The in­di­vid­ual awards were won by -

Best Pitcher: Su­gath De Silva (Army)

Best Fielder: Thushara Wick­re­mas­inghe (Navy)

Best Bat­ter: Niroshan Sri­yaratne (Army) Player of the Match: Gayan Tharindu (Army)

Most Valu­able Player: Gayan Tharindu (Army)

Army's Gayan Tharindu was the best

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