Premier Limited Overs Tournament

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Premier Limited Overs Tournament
Countries Sri Lanka
Administrator Sri Lanka Cricket
Format List A cricket
First tournament 1988–89
Last tournament 2014–15
Current champion Colts Cricket Club (3 title)
Most successful Sinhalese Sports Club (7 titles)
Website Premiere Limited Over Tournament

The Premier Limited Overs Tournament (currently known as AIA Premier Limited Overs Tournament for sponsorship reasons) is the main domestic limited overs cricket competition in Sri Lanka. It was established in 1988 and has existed under four different names.

List of winners[edit]

Brown's Trophy
1988–89 – Sinhalese Sports Club (only four teams took part)
1989–90 – Sinhalese Sports Club
Hatna Trophy
1990–91 – Sinhalese Sports Club (number of teams increased from four to eight)
1991–92 – Nomads Sports Club
1992–93 – no competition
1993–94 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
1994–95 – no competition
1995–96 – Nondescripts Cricket Club (16 teams involved)
1996–97 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
1997–98 – Nondescripts Cricket Club
Premier Limited Overs Tournament
1998–99 – Colts Cricket Club
1999–00 – Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
2000–01 – Sinhalese Sports Club
2001–02 – Nondescripts Cricket Club
2002–03 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club (competition was called Kandos Limited Over Tournament in this season only)
2003–04 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
2004–05 – cancelled[1]
2005–06 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
2006–07 – Nondescripts Cricket Club
2007–08 – Sinhalese Sports Club
2008–09 – Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
2009–10 – Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
2010–11 – Colts Cricket Club and Sinhalese Sports Club (trophy shared after final abandoned)
2011–12 – Ragama Cricket Club
2013–14 – Sinhalese Sports Club
2014–15 – Colts Cricket Club

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The final was due to be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 19 December 2004 between Chilaw Marians Cricket Club and Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club. It was initially postponed due to bad weather and then cancelled after the tsunami disaster on 26 December 2004.

External sources[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2006