Zahira College Kalmunai creates golden history: Under 17

Under 17 division III final 2014

Najath Maulana produced a fine double with the bat and the ball as Zahira College, Kalmunai created history as they beat Central College, Jaffna by 4 wickets in the under 17 division III final match played at Central College grounds.

Maulana captured 4 wickets to restrict the hosts to 173 runs while he scored a gritty unbeaten 58 runs to anchor the chase as the Zahira boys became champions. Yoharashan Kirupakaran scored a half-ton for the Central College team.  This Match was played for the first time in the Northern area in coloured clothing, black sight screens and with white balls.

Chief Scores:
Central College, Jaffna – 173 all out in 48.4 overs: Yoharashan Kirupakaran 50, Najath Maulana 4-14, MJM Afri 4-38.

Zahira College, Kalmunai – 177/6 in 41.2) overs: MRM Rilah 55, Najath Maulana 58*, A Thanushan 2-21, S Kowthaman 2-49.

(Courtesy: Batsman.com)