ISS wins inter-school junior cricket match |20 May 2022
International School Seychelles won the first junior cricket match against Independent School organised by the Seychelles Cricket Association last Saturday.
The children were all motivated and participated enthusiastically. More than 70 kids took part in this fun day event and enjoyed the day.
Winning the toss, captain Hoswin Kannan of Independent School opted to bowl first.
Upon batting, International School Seychelles (ISS) scored 120 runs at the end of 15 overs with Janil (45), Shanmugan (17) and Lithira (9) while the bowlers of the Independent School team took 4 wickets ‒ Selvesh grabbed 3 wickets and Sakthi took 1 wicket.
Upon chasing, Independent School managed to score only 84 runs at the end of 15 overs and their best performers were Navin (9), Hoswin (8), Amrat (7) and ISS bowler Lithira grabbed 3 wickets to carry his team to a win by 36 runs at the end of 15 overs.
Addressing the children on behalf of Seychelles Cricket Association, coordinator of junior cricket, Patrick Thomas and Krishna Naidoo thanked all the students and their parents for their involvement and promised that SCA is planning to keep Saturdays for ladies and junior school cricket for the rest of the year. A detailed schedule will be circulated to school and women's teams soon.
The SCA also welcomes all families, friends and cricket lovers to support these children during junior cricket tournaments.
Contributed by Deepak Radhakrishnan, tournament director for SCA