Battle of the Hindus

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Battle of the Hindus
Sport Cricket
Timeline 2008 – present
Tournament format Annual 2-day cricket match
Participants Jaffna Hindu College
Kokkuvil Hindu College
Most successful Kokkuvil Hindu
Biggest winning margin Kokkuvil Hindu
Most consecutive wins Kokkuvil Hindu

The Battle of the Hindus is an annual cricket match played between Jaffna Hindu College and Kokkuvil Hindu College, two schools in northern Sri Lanka. The first match took place in 2008.[1] The match is played over two days.

Results[edit]

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No. Dates Venue Toss Result Margin Refs
1st 29 March 2008 – 30 March 2008 Kokkuvil Hindu ground Jaffna Hindu won the toss and elected to field Draw [2]
2nd 7 April 2009 – 8 April 2009 Jaffna Hindu ground Jaffna Hindu won the toss and elected to field Draw [3]
3rd 30 April 2010 – 1 May 2010 Kokkuvil Hindu ground Kokkuvil Hindu won the toss and elected to field Draw [4][5][6]
4th 18 March 2011 – 19 March 2011 Jaffna Hindu ground Jaffna Hindu won the toss and elected to field Kokkuvil win Innings and 36 runs [7]
5th 2 March 2012 – 3 March 2012 Kokkuvil Hindu ground Draw [8][9]
6th 12 March 2013 – 13 March 2013 Jaffna Hindu ground Draw

Limited over match[edit]

The two schools also play an annual 50 over match called the "E. Sabalingam Trophy".

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No. Date Venue Toss Result Margin Refs
1st 10 May 2008 Jaffna Hindu ground Jaffna won the toss and elected to bat Jaffna win 13 runs [10][11]
2nd 2009 Jaffna win
3rd 8 May 2010 Jaffna Hindu ground Jaffna won the toss and elected to bat Kokkuvil win 8 wickets [4][12]
4th 21 March 2011 Kokkuvil Hindu ground Kokkuvil win 88 runs [13][14]
5th 6 March 2012 Jaffna Hindu ground Jaffna won the toss and elected to bat Kokkuvil win 7 wickets [8][15]
6th 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaffna's Battle of the Hindus today". Daily News. 30 April 2010. Archived from the original on 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kokuvil Hindu College Vs Jaffna Hindu College". Kokkuvil Hindu College. 
  3. ^ "Battle of the Hindus: Kokuvil Hindu VS Jaffna Hindu College 2010". 
  4. ^ a b "Battle of the Hindus – 2010". Kokkuvil Hindu College. 15 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Battle of the Hindus 2010 – Final Result". Jaffna Hindu College. 30 April 2010. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Battle of the Hindus 2010 ended in draw". jaffnahindu.org. 6 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Battle of the Hindus 2011 held on 18,19 March, Kokuvil Hindu won the match". jaffnahindu.org. 22 March 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Battle of Hindus – 2012". Jaffna Hindu College. 18 February 2012. Archived from the original on 25 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Mike, Tony (4 March 2012). "Fifth Battle of the Hindus drawn". The Daily Mirror. 
  10. ^ "E Sabalingam Trophy 2008 Won by JHC". Jaffna Hindu College. 10 May 2008. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "JHC Won the Sabalingam Trophy" (PDF). The Hindu Sports. 1 (1): 1. July–September 2008. 
  12. ^ "E.Sabalingam Trophy – 2010 Kokuvil Hindu College won by 08 Wickets". Kokkuvil Hindu College. 9 May 2010. 
  13. ^ "E.Sabalingam Memorial Trophy – 2011". Jaffna Hindu College. 20 March 2011. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. 
  14. ^ "E.Sabalingam Memorial Trophy – 2011". Jaffna Hindu College. 21 March 2011. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. 
  15. ^ Mike, Tony (7 March 2012). "Kokuvil Hindu makes it three-in-a-row". The Daily Mirror.