Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament

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Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament
Countries Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Administrator Sri Lanka Cricket
Format Limited overs cricket
First tournament 2008
Tournament format Round-robin tournament and knockout
Number of teams 5
Current champion Kandurata elevens
Most successful Kandurata elevens (3 titles)
Website Sri Lanka Cricket

Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament was a domestic Limited overs cricket competition in Sri Lanka held by Sri Lanka Cricket. It is a part of their Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament program. From 2008 the Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament became the mainstream domestic List A competition in Sri Lanka, with the Premier Limited Overs Tournament being the other, which is played between the clubs in Sri Lanka. Kandurata elevens has won all three tournaments with the first one being shared with Wayamba elevens.

History[edit]

Inaugural season[edit]

Kandurata elevens and Wayamba elevens met in the Final, however the match ended up in a No Result.[1][2]

Second season[edit]

Kandurata elevens wins their second Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament.[3]

Third season[edit]

2011 hosted the third season of the Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament. It was a shorter tournament compared to the previous one with only 13 matches, and most of them being held at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground with all three finals at the upgraded R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. This edition also featured the Uva cricket team's debut in the limited overs tournament of the Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament, having previously featured in the Inter-Provincial First Class Tournament. This season also saw the introduction of the Basnahira cricket team with the merger of Basnahira North and Basnahira South cricket teams. It was the first time five different teams represented five different provinces in the tournament.[4]

Teams[edit]

Inter-Provincial teams.
Team Province Home ground Inaugural season Final season Wins 2nds
  Kandurata elevens Central Province Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 2007–08 2010–11 2 0
  Wayamba elevens North Western Province Welagedara Stadium 2007–08 2010–11 1 0
  Ruhuna elevens Southern Province Galle International Stadium 2007–08 2010–11 0 1
  Basnahira elevens Western Province Sinhalese Sports Club Ground 2010–11 2010–11 0 0
  Uva elevens Uva 2010–11 2010–11 0 0
  Basnahira South elevens Western Province South Sinhalese Sports Club Ground 2007–08 2009–10 0 0
  Basnahira North elevens Western Province North R. Premadasa Stadium 2007–08 2009–10 0 0
  Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI 2009–10 2009–10 0 0

Winners[edit]

Year Final Venue Man of the tournament Final
Winner Result Runner-up
2007–08
Details
R. Premadasa Stadium Kumar Sangakkara Kandurata elevens
131/5 (29.3 overs)
Wayamba elevens
37/0 (6 overs)
No result (D/L method) Scorecard
2009–10
Details
Tyronne Fernando Stadium Kaushalya Weeraratne Kandurata elevens
264/7 (49.1 overs)
Kandurata won by 3 wickets Scorecard Ruhuna elevens
263/7 (50 overs)
2010–11
Details
R. Premadasa Stadium Kumar Sangakkara[note 1] Kandurata elevens
255/6 (50 overs)
Kandurata won by 53 runs Scorecard Basnahira elevens
172 (41.3 overs)

Competition placings[edit]

Season Winner Runner-up Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
2007–08 Kandurata Wayamba Basnahira North Basnahira South Ruhuna
2009–10 Kandurata Ruhuna Wayamba Basnahira North Basnahira South Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI
2010–11 Kandurata Basnahira Wayamba Ruhuna Uva

Statistics and records[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". Cricketarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". Cricketarchive.co.uk. 13 January 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka Cricket Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament 2009/10". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sri Lanka Cricket Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament 2010/11". Espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Was named Player of the match for the final.