Jaffna Rivals in their 50 over Match
Jaffna Central meets its traditional rivals St. John's, Jaffna in
their annual limited over cricket encounter today. This will be the 9th
encounter and will be played at St. John's college ground for the first
All the earlier eight encounters were played at Jaffna Central
ground. Out of the eight matches they played so far St. John's won the
first four matches while Central registered wins in the remaining four.
This encounter was inaugurated by the then Principals Late Rajathurai of
Jaffna Central and late Thanapalan of St. John's, Jaffna in 2003.
This it will be a close contest as both year teams have performed
equally in their traditional Big Match played last week end though
Central won by two wkts in a thriller.
Jaffna Central will be captained by last year limited over hero
Edward Edin, while St. John's will be led by all-rounder Vithushan.
There are some other changes too in this game from the previous
games. For the first time they are introducing white cricket ball and
the players will be in coloured clothing.
This match will be sponsored by Shakthi TV and Shakthi FM.