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Kiddy Cricket title stays with Cane End Government

Kiddy Cricket  title stays with Cane End Government

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Cane End Government School has taken another lien on the Scotia Bank Kiddy Cricket title, the second year in a row.{{more}}

The institution, located in the Marriaqua Valley, came out trumps in the finals staged recently at the Arnos Vale Netball Complex. In total, Cane End recorded 644 points, ahead of Layou Government’s 632 points and Fancy Government’s 449 points.

Javil Dodds of the Du Bois Government copped the best bowler award. Thea Moses of the Cane End Government was adjudged the best fielder.

Fancy Government’s Eron Michael walked away with the best batsman award.

The two team awards presented were copped by the Fancy Government and the Argyle Primary. Fancy was adjudged the most improved team and the most disciplined school team award went to the Argyle Government. The other finalists were the Pamelus Burke Primary, the Sion Hill Government and the Paget Farm Government.

The closing ceremony was addressed by the president of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association Julian Jack and Norman Cumberbatch of Operations at Scotia Bank in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Both highlighted the importance of Kiddy Cricket in giving that springboard to cricket at a higher level.

They singled out Vincentian Sunil Ambris, who came through the ranks of the Kiddy Cricket programme, and has since played for St Vincent and the Grenadines at the Under-15, Under-19 and senior levels, likewise for the Windwards. Ambris has also represented the West Indies, both at the Under-15 and Under-19 age groups.

Meanwhile, local co-ordinator of the Kiddy Cricket programme Stanley Hinds restated that 60 of the best players who participated in the 2014 competition will get advanced training through a one-week clinic set for August.

He added that the eight schools which featured in the finals will get the opportunity to be ball fielders during the West Indies versus Bangladesh test match, set for September 5-9 at the Arnos Vale Playing Field.(RT)

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