The twelfth consecutive Col Henry Steele Olcott Memorial Limited Over cricket tournament of the eight leading Buddhist schools will take place on December 10,11 and 12 at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.
This was revealed at a press briefing at Bloomfield Cricket Club, Reid Avenue last Thursday. This year’s tournament arrangements are in the hands of the Old Mahindians’ Sports Club headed by tournament committee president Kumara Samarasinghe and the tourney is well supported by Col. H S Olcott Memorial Sports Foundation. Ananda, Dharmaraja, Dharmasoka, Dharmapala, Mahinda, Maliyadewa, Nalanda and Rahula are to compete in this three-day six-a-side knock-out tourney. Ananda College grabbed the trophy last year. The first day’s matches are between schoolboys while the second and third day have been scheduled for the old boys.