The Annual Cricket encounter between Jaffna Central College and Jaffna St. John’s College, popularly known as the “ BATTLE OF THE NORTH” will commence tomorrow and will last 3 days.
The 113th encounter will be played at the Central College grounds this time and the school communities of both schools had jointly Handed over responsibility of security during the Match to the Jaffna Police Station.
The Press conference and the introduction of players were held at the Jaffna Central College. Those who are under the influence liquor or narcotics will not be allowed to watch the match. Students of both schools will be allowed into the grounds in their respective school uniforms. Old boys and well wishers could buy tickets for seated accommodation at 100/=.
On the first day the events will start at 9.15 a.m. with the introduction of players. And the match will start at 10.00 a.m., the Pricinpals said.