2014 Quenchi Soft Drinks/LIME Primary Schools Cricket Championship

The Sports Division’s organized 2014 Quenchi Soft Drinks/LIME Primary Schools Cricket Championship will bowl off on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Botanic Gardens.

 

This championship is an annual feature on the Sports Division’s Calendar of Activities and is a limited overs cricket competition suited for the boys of the Primary Schools.

 

This year, the opening ceremony will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 12th at 10:00 am with remarks are expected to come from representatives of the sponsors and the Sports Coordinator -Mr. Trevor Shillingford.

 

Following this ceremony, the first match of the championship will take place and this will be between the South West and the West Central districts.

 

The schools around the island have been grouped together in eight districts – West, West Central, South West, South, South East, East, North and North East.

 

The players were selected to represent their districts following good performances at the cricket festivals which were held in the eight districts and also from the cricket coaching caravan programme organized by the Sports Division which targeted primary schools.

 

The coaching caravan, which ran from October 2013 to May 2014, was conducted by coaches of the Sports Division who were responsible for introducing the boys to the fundamentals of the game.

Matches are expected to take place at various venues around the island to include Grand Bay, Delices, Jolly John Park, Benjamin’s Park, Pointe Michel and Dublanc.

 

Last year, South West won the championship with West being the Runner Up.