Eleven Schools involved in the under 19 Schools season in Jaffna were recipients of Cricket balls distributed by Sri Lanka cricket in their objective of supporting and encouraging all schools in the Island . Chairman D. S. de Silva also visited four venues, with the view of developing a district ground in which all institutions have an equal opportunity to practice and play matches, including their traditional big games.
The distribution center in Jaffna was St Patrick’s college and all recipients were in attendance to receive the balls. Chairman Sri Lanka cricket was accompanied by M.T.A.Rauf secretary of Sri Lanka schools cricket association, while Rev Fr Jero Selvanayagam principal of St Patrick’s and Mr. Susitharan, secretary of Jaffna district cricket association also officiated at the function. 521 Schools in 9 provinces have been distributed with cricket balls for the ongoing current season.