Emil Ranjan Lamahewa Challenging Trophy of the Southern Province Inter Prison Cricket Tournament – 2017 was held at the Bandarawatta Play Ground – Rangama on November 26,2017 under the patronage of the Superintendent of Boossa Prison, Mr.L.P.M.Karunarathne.
In the preliminary round, Boossa, Galle, Weeravila, Angunakolapellessa Prisons and Elpitiya and Balapitiya lock ups played for the trophy and out of all prisons, Weeravila Prison cricketers walked away with the Emil Ranjan Lamahewa Challenging Trophy in six overs cricket match. Angunakolapelessa cricketers was the second best in the match.
Ruwan Buddhika Bandaragoda from Boossa Prison grabbed the award as the best bowler and P.P.S.Srimal from Weerawila Prison was named as the man of the tournament.
After the cricket match, Provincial Commissioner of Prisons, Mr.Emil Ranjan Lamahewa distributed certificates to all cricketers and awards to winners.