Jawahar Sports Club is one of the oldest Cricket Clubs in Karnataka. I would like to appraise your kindself about our Cricket Club (Jawahar Sports Club) in brief. Jawahar Sports Club was founded in the year 1947 in the month of August by a group of like minded& eminent cricketers & cricket lovers who resided in the Malleshwaram locality. The motive of all these visionaries was to provide an opportunity for the local boys to play cricket and to make a carrier out of it. From there on the journey of the club started and reached great heights and emerged as one of the top cricket clubs of the state. Till today the club has kept the reputation of following the principles and its agenda set by the great founders in 1947. Jawahar celebrated its 60th Birthday during the year 2007. Jawahar has recognized itself as a Common mans club and it has geographically identified its home as Malleshwaram. As the Origin and Status of the club is in direct relation with its players, management, its patrons and its well wishers, I would like to mention few names from all the above departments of the club. Some of the outstanding cricketers who represented Jawahars are V.Subramanya (International Cricketer), M.R.Srinivasaprasad and A.Vijay (represented India in the Boards President and India A respectively), K.VasaudevaMurthy, V.Krishnaprasad, V.Anantha Ram, C.S.Venugopal, H.Jayram, M.R.Krishna who all represented the Karnataka State have all brought great loyal to our club. Apart from the above-mentioned players a lot of players represented State Juniors, Universities, and English County. Jawahar Sports Club indulged itself in search of cricketing talent initially in and around Malleshwaram and later on extended its territory through out the state. Nearly about 50 Boys who play for Jawahar are from far districts of the State like Bidar, Gulbarga, Belgaum, Dharwad Mangalore Raichur. Jawahar also houses talents identified from Northern States of the Country like West Bengal and U.P. Jawahar also extended its helping hand by contributing small monitory fund during National Calamities like the Kargil War, Gujarat Earthquake, Tsunami and Floods in North Karnataka. Jawahar Sports Club has not only confined to the Cricketing activities but also has diversified into a Social organisation developing and helping the under privileged boys. To sum up Jawahar Sports Club is not only a Sports Club but an Institution indulged in imbibing a civilized culture, Social responsibility and a strong character in all those involved with, thorough this great game called “Cricket”. Jawahar Sports Club has two teams, both of which are in the first Division of the Karnataka State League. Jawhar Sports Club (1), which is in the first Division for, nearly 60 years was Runners of the State League during 2006 The club can boast upon certain achievements, which are the firsts of its kind in the State. The club maintained a Government ground, planted trees, Leveled the ground and made it available as a playing ground for the people residing in Malleshswaram, Conducted tournaments and is also the first club to have been filing its returns in the Income Tax Department. We have one of the best coach's and a good training infrastructure.
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