DPS Srinagar finishes runner-up
Delhi Public School Srinagar emerged runners-up in the ‘2nd National U-16 Red Ball Cricket Championship’ organized by Punjab Red Ball Cricket Association.
In the semi-finals, the school team handed over a resounding defeat to Rajasthan by seven wickets.
The final was a dramatic and closely fought. The inform opener Sarmad was run out in an unfortunate manner. Chasing a tall order of 95 in the allotted 10 overs the team kept pace with the required rate, but eventually fell five runs short.
The result secured the participants a spot in the Upcoming Nationals to be held at Delhi Feroz Shah Kotla International stadium in the month of September in which selected teams from all over the country will participate.
Moreover, a few players were selected to represent India in the Red Ball Cricket tournament which will take place in Spain and Dubai at the end of the year.
Speaking on the achievement, Principal Alistair RA Freese said, “It is a matter of great pride for the school that our students have scaled the pinnacles of sport, and make the school proud”.