The inaugural Inter-Department Cricket Tournament of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Southern Campus was ceremonially held on 23rd and 24th March 2017 at the University grounds as two evening sessions.
Out of the twelve teams , Team “A” of Intake 33 IT students won the championship and the first runners-up were the Team “A” of Intake 32 IT students of Faculty of Computing.
The closing ceremony of this exciting event was held on the evening of 24th March 2017. Brig AS Ariyarathne, the Rector of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Southern Campus graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Also, the Rector happily announced to continue this Inter- Department cricket tournament as an annual challenge trophy with the theme of "SPL - We Can! We Will!”
This grand event worked out uniquely with an aurora of excitement. Other awards were achieved by,
• Best Batsman – MDCJ Kumara
• Best Bowler – DMUSB Dissanayake
• Best Fielder – PAR Perera
• Man of the Series – MSP Rodrigo
• Best Cheering Team – Department of Architecture