Schools Windball Finals Today
The curtains will come down today when the Boys and Girls finals of the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sport (MCYS) / National Sports Commission (NSC) / Al Sport & Tour Promotions Primary Schools Windball Cricket Championships are played, at the National Park Tarmac, starting from 13:00hrs.
In the Boys final, West Ruimveldt will play Mae’s after scoring impressive wins in their respective semi-final clashes, while first timers Redeemer take on St Agnes in the Girls final.
In results of semi-final action: (Boys) –
West Ruimveldt beat St Agnes by five runs. West Ruimveldt batted first after winning the toss and scored 54-6, with Sachin Singh hitting a top score of 15. Charles Chester picked up two wickets bowling for St Agnes. St Agnes in their turn at the crease were restricted to 49-4, with Joshua Chan 19, Shawn Mars 12.
In the other semi-final, Mae’s defeated St Margaret’s by 42 runs. St Margaret’s invited Mae’s to take first strike after winning the toss and they ended on 70-1 with Yudistir Persaud 27, Tyree Payne 20. St Margaret’s in reply were restricted to 28-4, Michael Williams 13. Bowling for Mae’s, Navindra Persaud bagged 2-9.
St Margaret’s will play St Agnes in the third place playoff. St Agnes are the defending champion.
For the girls, Redeemer, another first timer will play St Agnes, while St Pius square off against West Ruimveldt for third place. St Angela’s won the title last year.
Among those anticipated to be present at today’s finals is Director of Sport Neil Kumar.