Friday, January 20, 2012

T-20 Match

The best part of the game is... the Opportunity to Play.

Oakridge creates these opportunities at every nook and corner of every Oakridger's pathway. VI and VII grade boys embraced this opportunity with great enthusiasm.

Today all the spectators in the gallery saw a thrilling T-20 Cricket Match for under – 12 age group, between Manipal Hillside Academy team and OIS,Einstein team. Mr.Sanjeev, Manipal Hillside Academy coach and his team of 15 cricketers arrived at 9.30a.m. After the welcome address by Mounika, introduction of both the participating teams was done. It was followed by taking of the oath and tossing of the coin to decide the team that has to bat or field in the first innings. The toss was won by Manipal Hillside Academy team and they chose to field first. Mrs. Adilakshmi, Principal and Mr.Venkat Suresh, Vice Principal cheered and encouraged both the participating teams.

Sai Sanketh captain of OIS team played a dominant 56 not out innings out of a total score of 109/3. Manipal Hillside Academy too took up the challenge with equal élan and gave a commendable close fight with 94/10. Sai Sanketh bagged the Man of the Match trophy for his 56 not out and for taking 3 wickets. After the distribution of mementos and certificates the visiting team departed at 2.30p.m. with fond memories of a match well played.

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