Elephant House rejuvenates 86th Joe – Pete ‘Battle of the Saints’

Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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From left: Michael Elias - Joint Organising Committee Member, St. Peters College, Rev. Fr. Milan Bernard – Sports Coordinator, St Peters College, Rev. Fr. Ranjith Andradi – Rector, St. Joseph’s College, Mr Shanil Perera - Head of Sales - Elephant House Beverages / Assistant Vice President JKH, Rev. Fr. Rohitha Rodrigo – Rector, St. Peter’s College, Rev. Fr. Priyan Tissera – Prefect of Games, St. Joseph’s College, Johanne De Zilwa, Captain, St. Josephs College and Terrance Fernando, Joint Organising Committee Member.

From left: Michael Elias – Joint Organising Committee Member, St. Peters College, Rev. Fr. Milan Bernard – Sports Coordinator, St Peters College, Rev. Fr. Ranjith Andradi – Rector, St. Joseph’s College, Mr Shanil Perera – Head of Sales – Elephant House Beverages / Assistant Vice President JKH, Rev. Fr. Rohitha Rodrigo – Rector, St. Peter’s College, Rev. Fr. Priyan Tissera – Prefect of Games, St. Joseph’s College, Johanne De Zilwa, Captain, St. Josephs College and Terrance Fernando, Joint Organising Committee Member.

Elephant House and Keells Krest will once more enthusiastically support the traditional and much anticipated 86th ‘Battle of the Saints’ cricket match between

St Joseph’s and St Peter’s which will be held on 6th and 7th of March at the P Sara Oval grounds in Colombo.

Elephant House and Keells Krest have once again joined on board to be the official “Food, Beverage and Ice Cream Partner” for the famous cricket encounter which is held annually between the two schools in Colombo.

Renowned for being trusted household brands and long-time ardent supporters of “Big Matches”, as well as a long-term ”Food, Beverage and Ice Cream Partner” for the Joe-Pete “Battle of the Saints”, Ceylon Cold Stores PLC (Elephant House) and Keells Foods Products PLC (Keells Krest) have proven to be an irreplaceable addition to the amusement and enjoyment of this great sporting tradition.  The delectable and delightfully tasty processed meats by Keells Krest and the thirst quenching and refreshing beverages and ice-creams by Elephant House will definitely add to the pleasure of the cricket match fever.

Over the years, as a sponsor Elephant House and Keells Krest have, contributed in numerous ways to add to the resounding success  of the Joe-Pete “Battle of the Saints” ensuring students, old boys, parents and guests, and even the competing cricketers, enjoy the camaraderie of this age old tradition. The spirit of sportsmanship and level of intense competition between the two teams and the encouragement of the spectators, uniting all races and ages, is truly a heartening experience each year.

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