The two day Cambrians inter-club six a side cricket tournament conducted by the Cambrian Cricket Wing for the third successive year got underway at the De Zoysa Stadium in Moratuwa yesterday.
The completion of the first and some of the second round matches saw five teams advance to the quarter finals. Bloomfield the defending champions kept alive their chances of retaining the title for yet another year.
The surprise of the first days proceeding was the elimination of Tamil Union by Singha SC which incidentally was the high scoring match of the day with Tamil Union making 80 and Singha SC reaching the target for the loss of two wickets.
The highest individual score of the day was achieved by Seekuge Prasanna of Army who made an unbeaten 55 against the Old Cambrians. The teams to proceed to the quarter finals so far were defending champs Bloomfield, runner up of last year Saracens, Kurunegala YCC, Army and Colts.
The other three quarter finalists were yet to be decided. The quarter finals are due to get underway at 9.30 a.m followed by the two semi finals and the final is scheduled to be played at 4.00 p.m.-MSA