Team Maliban Biscuits emerged Champions of the first ever Maliban Mercantile SIX-A-Side Softball Cricket Tournament. The tournament was organised by Maliban Biscuit Manufactories as a part of the series of activities planned in-line with the company’s 60th anniversary.
Held in partnership with the Mercantile Softball Cricket Association (MSCA), 32 mercantile teams competed for the A G Hinniappuhamy Memorial Trophy, where Maliban Biscuits was able to score the championship. Following a series of exciting games, Hemas Manufacturing, CCS Lanka, Maliban Biscuits and SriLankan Airlines team qualified for semi-finals. The tournament finals saw an enthralling game between Maliban Biscuits and SriLankan Airlines who battled for the ultimate championship.
The top two teams who bagged the championship and Runners Up, as well as top performers in terms of bowling, batting and fielding received cash prices, certificates and trophies.
As an industry trendsetter, Maliban strives to inculcate a culture within the industry, where all institutions will work together in harmony, towards achieving success. As such, building relationships and providing its employees an opportunity to interact with peers from other fields are some of the main objectives of organising this tournament. Further, Maliban believes that events of this kind will be ideal for mercantile sportsmen to develop their sports skills while also providing grounds to promote the game of cricket.