MAS Active to confront strong MAS Unichela unit in Premier League knockout tourney

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Defending champions MAS Active will face a stiff test when they take on new league winners MAS Unichela in one of the quarterfinals of the 24th Singer MCA Premier League knockout tournament played at the P. Sara Oval on 8 October.

MAS Active, which bagged the league and knockout titles last season, ended up without a single win in the current league tournament.

MAS Unichela beat MAS Active by 10 runs in their league outing on 14 September at the NCC grounds. 

The other three quarterfinals will be simultaneously worked off on 8 October. Sampath Bank will face DIMO at the FTZ grounds in Katunayake; Commercial Credit will go up against Textured Jersey at the NCC grounds and HNB will square off against John Keells at the Moratuwa Stadium. 

In the league stage DIMO beat Sampath Bank by three wickets, Commercial Credit beat Textured Jersey by six wickets and John Keells beat HNB by eight wickets. 

The third segment of the tournament, the T20 knockout competition, will take place on 26 October (quarterfinal), 28 October (semifinals) and 30 October (final).