Sri Lanka won the 11th Asian Netball Championship by beating hosts Singapore 69 to 50 in the final today. Led by Chathuranganee Jayasuriya, the Sri Lankans remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. Sri Lanka has won this Championship after a lapse of nine years and this is their 5th title. With this win, they qualify for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has telephoned and congratulated the Sri Lankan team.