T-20 cricket tournament concludes in West Sikkim

The open T-20 cricket tournament being held in Daramdin Kripa Salyan School play ground in West Sikkim from December 16 concluded today. The final of the event organised by the Youth Club of Sikkim, Daramdin was played between two Jorethang based clubs, Young Boys and United Star. United Star chased down Young Boys’ target of 110 runs with nine wickets to spare and claimed the winner’s trophy of the tournament.

 Young Star players pose with winner's trophy
Young Star players pose with winner’s trophy

Lungyam Junior High School Headmaster Prakash Chandra Subba and Kripa Salyan Secondary School Principal AP Rizal were present as guests of honour for the final game. Before the final match kicked off, school children performed Nepali and Lepcha cultural dances.

In his speech Prakash Chandra Subba stated games and sports are a part of education and it also contributes to health along with teaching the importance of discipline in life.

The tournament was organized with a theme of pollution free environment to inspire eco-friendliness among the young generation and promote cricketing talents. As many as 29 teams from all across Sikkim had participated in the tournament.

At the end of the day Chief Guest Subba awarded the winner team with Rs.15000/- cash, while the the runners up received Rs.8000 along with trophies. Rahul Tamang was the Man of the match.


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