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All favourites cruise into quarters

Varangana Jayawardena, Komathu Kumarapperuma, Dinadi Malliyawadu and Hiruni Dias recorded easy victories to enter the Girls’ Under-15 pre quarter-finals in the 68th National Badminton Championships which commenced at the SLBA Indoor Stadium yesterday.

Over 800 shuttlers are taking part in this five-day event conducted according to health guidelines imposed by the Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Badminton have made arrangements to broadcast the matches live on Youtube and Facebook via SLB’s official channels: and

The results

Girls’ Under-15 Singles (second-round): Thinudi Fernando beat Senushi Pabasara 21-10, 21-14. Varangana Jayawardena beat Dilmi Amasha 21-7, 21-11. Komathu Kumarapperuma beat D. P. D. Sanjani 21-4, 21-6. Dinadi Malliyawadu beat Lathiduni Hettiarachchi 21-17, 21-6. Hiruni Dias beat Maria Peiris 21-10, 21-7. Neily Tennakoon beat Christine Anjali 21-10, 21-9. (D.R)