Srikasilash, Kathirvel shine as SMBM wins Schools India Cup Dindigul District Cricket Championship
Dindigul, September 11, 2018: SMBM Matric Hr Sec School, Dindigul booked themselves a place in Schools India Cup history by clinching the opening District Cricket Championship of Season 3.
In a lop-sided contest in the final, SMBM Matric Higher Secondary School trounced Prassddhi Vidyodaya School, Dindigul by 130 runs to lift the winner’s trophy.
Batting first, the eventual winner set up 210 runs on the board, propelled by a blistering knock from Srikasilash K. The middle-order batter struck a match-winning knock of 99 runs off 63 balls. Prassddhi Vidyodaya School were reeling soon as Kathirvel M struck thrice in quick succession to wrap the innings at just 80 runs.
A total of 11 school teams participated in the 2018-19 Dindigul District Cricket Championship for boys under-16 category. SBM College of Engineering and Technology played host to the Dindigul district leg.
Brief score (Final):
SMBM Matric Higher Secondary School 210 for eight in 25 overs (Srikailash K 99 runs off 63 balls, Manikandan Ak 40 runs off 42 balls; Mithilesh N 2/23, Pranav K 2/40) beat Prassddhi Vidyodaya School 80 for seven in 25 overs (Anto Mervin J 12 off 36 balls; Kathirvel M 3/19).