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The Annual Sports Calendar of the Naval and Maritime Academy is added with an another new sport in the form of Baseball. Inter Divisional Baseball Tournament among Officer Under Trainee divisions of the Naval & Maritime Academy was introduced and named as the “Commandant’s Cup” presented by incumbent Commandant, Commodore Kalana Jinadasa.

The inaugural tournament was held at the main sports field of the NMA on 23rd and 24th June 2018. This tournament was participated by 8 teams from Officer Under Trainees and one team from the Directing Staff of the NMA.

After a healthy competition, the semifinals were played between 59th Intake versus 58th Intake and Sub Lt Tech Executive versus Sub Lt Tech Logistics teams. Sub Tech Logistics team and 59th Intake won their matches and competed for the final and the Commandant’s Cup Baseball tournament 2018 has been won by the Sub Tech Logistics team.

Results of all matches are as follows.

A. Preliminary Round Scores
Sub Tech (Ex) Vs 61st Intake (Banks Division) 24 / 6
NMA Officers (Staff) Vs 58th Intake 14 / 15
59th Intake Vs 61st Intake (Beauchamp Division) 14 / 13
Sub Tech (Log) Vs 60th Intake 24 / 23
B. Semi Finals Scores
58th Intake Vs 59th Intake 16 / 17
Sub Tech (Ex) Vs Sub Tech (Log) 7 / 21
C. Final Scores
Sub Tech (Log) Vs 59th Intake 31 / 7

The winning team and runner up team comprise of following Officers and Officer Cadets.

  • Champion
  • Sub Tech (Log) Course
  • Lt (S) EMGDN Ekanayake, NRS 3300
  • Lt (S) CPS Wickramawardana, NRS 3491
  • Lt (S) MPDS Peiris, NRS 3492
  • Lt (S) MH Viduranga, NRS 3494
  • Lt (S) HDKS Perera, NRS 3562
  • Lt (S) LART Wickramarathne, NRS 3596
  • S/Lt (S) MKP Lakshan, NRS 3501
  • S/Lt (S) WPVS Gunawardena, NRS 3506
  • S/Lt (S) SN Silva, NRS 3574
  • Runner up
  • 59th Intake Officer Cadets
  • O/CDT YS Thomas, NRX 4002
  • O/CDT DC Ramasinghe, NRX 4004
  • O/CDT EPS Ayodya, NRX 4006
  • O/CDT AMKS Aththanayake, NRX 4014
  • O/CDT DDDC Weerasinghe, NRX 4016
  • O/CDT DSRT Lokuge, NRS 4021
  • O/CDT KKKS Kaluarachchi, NRS 4022
  • O/CDT MAM Ayaz, NRS 4024
  • O/CDT GRM Wickramarathne, NRR 4027

Prior to the tournament, Baseball coaching camp was conducted by players from the SLN Baseball pool and also contributed with coaches and referees for the tournament.

This tournament was successfully organized by the PT school of NMA and Commandant, Naval & Maritime Academy, Commodore Kalana Jinadasa grace the occasion as the Chief Guest and awarded the Commandant’s Cup to the winners.

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