Joins Jaffna Cricket Fans to Greet Sri Lankan Team
[Updated :: 2011-01-18
Thousands of cricket fans and enthusiasts in Jaffna conveyed their
best wishes to the Sri Lankan team taking part in the ICC World
Cup 2011 when Sri Lankan cricketers reached Jaffna town on Tuesday
(18.01.2011) with the ICC World Cup won by Sri Lanka in 1996.
Cup was brought to the centre of the town in a procession preceded
by the Western Band of St. Patrick College and placed for exhibition.
Thousands of cricket fans including school children lined up to
convey their best wishes to our team in the matches to be played
for the ICC World Cup 2011 by placing signatures on the large replica
of a ball.
Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Janaka Walgama, Brigadier
General Staff Security Forces – Jaffna Brig. B.C.J.A.F. Rodrigo
and military officers placed their signatures.
team will receive blessing of clergy at Sri Naga Vihara, the Bishop
House and the Nallur Kandsawmi Hindu Temple tomorrow.