Though the tournament had a pre-mature ending, Hayleys by virtue of being unbeaten and led the table of points at the point where the tournament stopped, the MCA Tournament Committee with the consent of the rest of the three teams, decided to award the league cricket title to Hayleys.
Hayleys playing only their 3rd season in the MCA Premier League, won the T20 cricket title, under Avishka Fernando in the previous season.
Hayleys path to the title: beat HNB by 05 wickets; beat CDB Finance by 96 runs; beat John Keells by 02 wickets & beat HNB in their return game by 02 wickets.
Hayleys squad : Avishka Fernando (Captain), Prabath Jayasuriya (VC), Dilruwan Perera, Kithruwan Vithanage, Chathuranga de Silva, Ron Chandraguptha, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nimesha Gunasinghe, Pasindu Thirimadura, Kavishka Anjula, Santhush Gunatillake, Kalana Perera, Vishad Randika, Navindu Fernando, Mohamed Shamaaz, Lahiru Tirimanne, Binura Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Thashik Perera, Kabil Kapilraj, Lakshina Rodrigo & Sahan Nanayakkara; Support Staff: Nishantha Weerasinghe (Coach), Vimukthi Deshapriya (Asst. Coach), Pramoth Fernando (Manager)
The 28th Singer-MCA Premier League 2021 came to conclusion with a glittering awards presentation held at the MCA Legends New Wing on Thursday, 25th November, 6.30 pm.
Awards were given away by the Chief Guest, CEO, Singer Group Companies, Mahesh Wijewardene, Marketing Director, Singer SL, PLC, Shamil Perera & MCA Officials, President, Nalin Wickremesinghe, Snr. VP & Chairman Tournament Committee, Mahesh de Alwis & VP Sirosha Gunatillake.
It was a memorable moment for Hayleys Group Chairman & CEO, Mohan Pandithage, Group Head HR, Ms. Dharshi Thalpahewa, & the HGRC Officials – Jeramy Anandappa (President), Mohan Fernando (VP) &Ruchina Jayatillaka (Co Ordinator), who were present at the event.