Tamileelam Challenge Cup Cricket 2015 Results

unnamedCanadian Tamil Youth Alliance’s Athletic Committee (CTYA) successfully held its sixth annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Cricket Tournament. This Challenge Cup Cricket Tournament took place this weekend from Agusut 2nd to August 3rd.

This year’s finals showcased a great match between Anai Iravu Jaguars and Aalavedy Black Cats. After an extremely tight game, the Anai Iravu Jaguars prevailed as the winners while the runners up were Aalavedy Black Cats.

Awards for best players were presented; each one being representative of Tamil Eelam’s National symbols: Vaahai being the national Tree; Siruththai being the national animal; Karthigai Poo being the national flower and Chenbagam being the national bird.

The Vaahai award was presented to the bowler of the series, Karthik Mutharasa. The Chenbagam award was presented to the batsman of the series, Niro Jegararajah. The Karthigai Poo was presented to the player with the most sportsmanship, Suganthan. Siruthai was presented to the MVP of the series, Jinoshan Nagenthiran. The Tamileelam Challenge Cup Champions 2014 were Black Cats.

CTYA held its first Tamileelam Challenge Cup Soccer Tournament in early August 2009. It was a great success, and with the support of the Canadian Tamil community, CTYA has subsequently hosted several other sports tournaments. These events were aimed at encouraging Tamil youth in sports, including various other sports tournaments and women’s sports training.

The Athletics Council of CTYA seeks to provide Canadian Tamil youth with an avenue to develop their leadership skills through athletics and recreational programs. The aim of this council is to educate through athletics, promote outstanding sportsmanship and build team spirit.


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