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109th “Battle of the North” St John’s – Jaffna Central

109th “Battle of the North” St John’s – Jaffna Central

109th “Battle of the North” St John’s – Jaffna Central

St. John’s beat Jaffna Central.

St. John’s College Jaffna beat their traditional rivals Jaffna Central College by 84 runs in the 109th Battle of the North encounter played at the Central grounds in Jaffna yesterday.

St. John’s Jaffna won the toss and elected to bat. St. John’s Jaffna scored 300 runs for 7 wickets in 87.5 overs. Jeni Flemin scored 107 runs. Skiper Sajeenthiran Kapilraj scored 50 runs. Arulananthan Ghanamirthan and P. Thuvarakaseelan scred each 33 runs.

Jeni Flemin and skiper Sajeenthiran Kapilraj made 101 runs for second wicket partnership. Jeni Flemin and Arulananthan Ghanamirthan made 100 runs for third wicket partnership. Jaffna Central used 9 bowleds. Sivarasa Mathusan took 2 wickets for 77 runs.

Jaffna Central bowled out 184 runs in 80.4 overs. S. Alanraj and S. Gowthaman scored each 41 runs. S. Kartheepan scored 26 runs. Raveendran Lahathieswar took 4 wickets for 74 runs and J. Krishanthujan took 3 wickets for 5 runs.

St. John’s scored 136 runs for 7 wickets in 30.5 overs and they declared. J. Kishanthujan scored 30 runs. A. Gnanamrthan scored 27 runs and M. Sinthujan scored 25 runs. S. Mathushan and S. Gowthaman took each 2 wickets.

Jaffna Central got target to win 273 runs. They bowled out 188 runs in 43 overs. S. Thiresan open batsman of Jaffna Central scored unbeaten 72 runs. S. Kartheepan scored 35 runs and S. Gowthaman scored 26 runs. K. Kapilraj took 4 wickets and J. Kishanthujan took 2 wickets.

St. John’s: 300/7 in 87.5 overs (Jeni Flemin 107, Sajeenthiran Kapilraj 50, Arulananthan Ghanamirthan 33, P. Thuvarakaseelan 33, Herold Lasky 17 n.o., Vsanthan Jathushan 12, Sivarasa Mathusan 2/77) and 136/7 (103/6 o/n) in 30.5 overs (J. Kishanthujan 30, A. Gnanamrthan 27, M. Sinthujan 25, S. Mathushan 2/20, S. Gowthaman 2/30)

Jaffna Central: 184 (9/0 o/n) in 80.4 overs (S. Alanraj 41, S. Gowthaman 41, S. Kartheepan 26, S. Thiresan 16, Raveendran Lahathieswar 4/74, J. Krishanthujan 3/5, P. Thuwarakaseelan 2/14) and 188 in 43 overs (S. Thiresan 72 n.o., S. Kartheepan 35, S. Gowthaman 26, P. Nirojan 17, K. Kapilraj 4/40, J. Kishanthujan 2/34)

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