Miandad Sports Club hardball team, Sainthamaruthu emerged winners of the friendly hardball cricket match when they beat Poonochimunai Sports Club team, Batticaloa by 6 wickets when the two teams battled at the Poonochimunai Iqrah Vidyalaya play grounds recently. The 20-overs hardball cricket match was held with the aim of developing friendship between the Miandad SC, Sainthamaruthu and Poonochimunai Sports Club players.
Poonochimunai SC team batting first scored 184 runs in their allocated 20 overs for all out. Sajee (50). Sainthamaruthu Miandad SC team in reply scored 185 runs in 17.2 overs and win the match. Opening batsman A.M.Fayas scored an unbeaten knock of 87 runs facing 47 deliveries for the winning Sainthamaruthu Miandad SC team and was secured Man of the match award.