Dr.Venthanar Ilango Memorial President Cup held on last Sunday, 29th Sep 2013
Posted on: 04/10/2013 (Friday)
OBA Sydney President Cup cricket match is an annual event in the calendar of JHCOBA Sydney. The President Cup 2013 was in remembrance of Late Dr.Venthanar Ilango and was held on Sunday, the 29th September 2013, at the Monty Bennett Oval Turf in Wentworthville. Jaffna Hindu open cricket team won the Dr.Venthanar Ilanko Memorial President Cup.
Jaffna Hindu over 40 cricket team challenged the open team for the Dr.Venthanar Ilanko Memorial President Cup at a 40 overs cricket match. The over 40 team was captained by Naresh and the open team was captained by Vijithan. The open team scored 194 runs while the over 40 team scored only 170 runs and lost all the wickets.
The match finished at 6.30pm with the award ceremony. Ranjithan from the open team received the Man of the Match award and Suba from the over 40 team received the Best Batsman award. Kanthan from the over 40 team and Murali from the open team were adjudicated as the Best Bowler and Best Fielder respectively and received their awards. Vijithan, the captain of the open team received the wining trophy, Dr.Venthanar Illango Trophy.
Trophies for the President Cup 2013 were sponsored by Mr.Subathasan. (Suba)
President of Sydney OBA, in his address, welcomed new bloods to come to the committee and to the OBA, as well. He said that these kinds of events have to be promoted and encouraged to bring more Jaffna Hindu old boys to the fold.