Cricket

J’pura The Undisputed Kings of Inter University Cricket

J’pura players and their supporters ran to the batsmen and almost invaded the pitch as the Captain and the entire team jubilated on their victory. They were over the moon with celebration all around. They spelt together and finally roared “Japura” with a thundering voice to stun the Colombo University Ground with their famous “J’pura para”. That’s how the Final of Inter University Cricket Championship – 2017 concluded. Defending champions J’pura outplayed the unbeaten University of Jaffna as they won the match by 4 wickets.

Japura and Jaffna break in to the finals!

Inter University Cricket Men’s Semifinals were held on Saturday 10th of June 2017 at University of Colombo and University Of Moratuwa grounds. The victorious teams that came through the quarter finals, University of Jaffna (JAF), University of Rajarata (RAJ), University of Colombo (COL) and University of Sri Jayawaradhanapura (SJP) were all ready for the battle and won the tickets to the finals.

J’pura,Colombo,Jaffna and Rajarata Advance to Semis

Inter University Cricket intensifies as quarter finals were worked off in the weekend, 3rd and 4th of June, 2017. J’pura, Colombo, Jaffna and Rajarata booked their places for playoffs as they beat their rivals in quarterfinals.

Agni Cricket Rises !

The first match for Agni Cricket team from South-Eastern University, in the ongoing Inter University Games 2017 was held yesterday (13th of May 2017) against last year's second runners up – Rajarata University, at the Rajarata University grounds. The visiting team went on to win the match, making it their first victory in Inter University Games.

"Inter University games 2017" just started!

The most exciting and amazing sport event of the year "Inter University games 2017" which all of us were waited for, was started today on 06th of May 2017 at University of Moratuwa ground. From today the cricket matches of "Inter University games 2017" will be happening entangling within 12 universities in various grounds around the country.

SLUG-2016| 10 Wickets from the Battle J’pura Won the Cricket Final

Another astonishing morning in the University of Wayaba ground has dawned and gone. But the memories which they left on the ground are priceless. Who would think that this will become an unforgettable day for J’pura where they put another step towards achieving the SLUG championship 2016. This may be heart breaking for other universities but surprisingly they achieved an amazing win today indicating their overall talents on the ground.

SLUG-2016| No 1 Spot for Cricket, Still Remains for Grabs

As the SLUG’s cricket finals yet to be happened, it was fitting to see two teams actively pursuing victories. University of J’pura and University of Kelaniya playing tough yet ultimately fair cricket and allowing their skills to show their fellow mates why they should each be talked about as the winners in 2016 SLUG. Both squads have their stand-out performers, whilst others will be looking precariously over their shoulders after some individually underwhelming performances. The cricket series will come thick and bold in another six days’ (6th September) time at the finals and priorities should now lie there.

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