finals of the CIMIC Cup 2011 held at St. Patrickís College ground
Jaffna on Sunday (04) saw the Jaffna-base Navy team emerge champions.
representing Sports Clubs in the peninsula and four teams from
the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Police vied for this yearís
CIMI Cup organized by the Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna
(SF-J) for the 3rd consecutive year with purpose of enhancing
the rapport between the Security Forces and civil community in
was commenced on 24th September 2011 and first rounds of matches
were held at Jaffna Central College, St. Patrickís College, Headquarters
SF-J grounds, Kokkuvil Hindu College, St. Johnís College and Vaddukkoddai
Jaffna College grounds.
Parish Sports Club team and the Navy team met at the finals at
which the Navy defeated the Manippay Parish SC team by 29 runs
claiming the CIMIC Cup 2012.
SF-J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe attending the event as
Chief Guest gave away the trophy to the winners. S.Vinod, captain
of the Manippay Parish team was awarded as Man of the Series,
while P.D.D. Sandaruwan of the Navy, and J.M.U.R. Arunasiri of
the same team were adjudged the Man of the Match and the Best
Bowler at the final match respectively.
of St. Patrickís College Rev. Fr. M. Jero Selvanayagam, Senior
Officers of the Security Forces - Jaffna, SSP Jaffna Mr. Nevil
Padmadeva, Manager Commercial Bank- Jaffna Mr. Rajeevan, Manager
of Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka Limited Mr. Arul and senior officials
of Jaffna Cricket Association were among the invited guests.
Bank, Cargills Food City and Merchant Credit of Lanka Ltd joined
the SF-J in this mega annual sports event in Jaffna as sponsors.
The 6th Artillery
Regiment at Palaly organized the tournament on behalf of the Headquarters