Zahira Win Invitation Six-A-Side Cricket Tournament
Zahira College Colombo emerged winners of the Invitation Six-a-side cricket tournament organized by Zahira – Group of ’80 to mark the 120 year celebrationsof the school.
Zahira defeated Wesley by 22 runs in the final played at ZahiraCollege Grounds. Batting first after winning the toss, Zahira scored 70/2 in their allotted five overs with N Ahamed striking seven sixes in a hurricane knock of 58. Wesley could manage only 48/3 in the allotted overs leaving Zahira easy winners.
The Main Sponsor of the Tournament Premier Destination and Gateway Education Center in Malaysia Country Manager FahimGaffoor presented Rs. 50,000 cash award to Captain of the winning team Zahira College WasimSinnan and New Diamond Star Manpower Director M.N.M. Nazmi presented Rs. 25,000 cash award to Runners up team Wesley College Captain ShashinJayawardena
Principal of Zahira College JiffryHaniffa, Project Chairman MilhanLafir, Group of ’80 President FerozeInham, Past Presidents AlaviMukthar , AkramMoulana, Secretary RishardRaheem , Board of Governor Secretary RizviNiyas and members of the G’80 distributed prizes, medals and certificates to the winners and participating teams.
1st Semi Final
Wesley College (53/3 In 3.5 Overs) Beat Richmond College (49/3 In 5 Overs)
2nd Semi Final
Zahira College (82/4 In 5 Overs) Beat Presidents College (45/5 In 4.1 Overs)
Zahira College (70/2 In 5 Overs) Beat Wesley College (48/3 In 5 Overs)
Best Batsman – N. Ahamed (Zahira College)
Best Bowler – M. Wickramasinghe (Wesley College)
Best Fielder – M . Ilham (Zahira College)
Man Of The Match – N Ahamed (Zahira College)