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Cricket Carnival 2011 / Social Events
2011 Cricket Carnival Season - 3

held on 02nd July 2011 at MCA Cricket Ground

The annual Sri Lanka Forex Association 6 a side cricket tournament was held on the 2 nd July, 2011 at the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) grounds.

This year a new concept of a “Cricket Carnival” was organized by the committee. For the very first time this was conducted as a day/night event. This saw the number of teams participating increase from 13 teams from previous occasions to 19 teams this year.

The main cricket competition was once again proudly sponsored by Bank of Ceylon for the BOC Challenge trophy. The cricket was of very high standard and all teams battled it out to win the coveted BOC Challenge trophy.

The notable feature of this cricket carnival was it had the participation of all members of the Association with the Forex Ladies battling it out at the “Forex Miss’match”. The veterans of the forex community also showed their cricketing talent in the “Forex power match” while the kids of the forex members too got their opportunity in the “Forex Futures match”

The main tournament saw the Sampath Samurai’s battling it out in the final with the Deutsche NDB hybrids. The hybrids with their batteries recharged got the better of the Samurai warriors to win the 2011 final and lay their hands on the BOC Challenge trophy.

It was an enjoyable evening for all members of the association with the awards ceremony being graced by dignitaries from the CBSL and Bank of Ceylon. The 2011 SLFA Cricket carnival culminated with grand fireworks display.