Malaysian Cricket works with Special Olympic Malaysia to bring cricket to special children attending special classes in more than 60 schools in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. Nine schools participated in the cricket clinic where almost 80 students turned up for selection and subsequently 30 children were selected to train in cricket.
After 8 weeks of cricket training sessions provided by our National Athletes (Men and Women’s teams), the tournament was held on the 26th of April at Kinrara Oval. The winning teams were Team Dragon and Team Brotherhood. Players of the teams were a combination of students from the 9 schools that participated in the training and tournament.
More than 20 secondary students from several schools in Kuala Lumpur attended the Malaysian Cricket Awards night held on 27th April at the PAUM Club House. They were at the dinner to receive their tournament medals.
Here are the details:-
Man of the match
Match 1 : Muhammad Saiful bin Rosli, SMK Bandar Baru Sentul
Match 2 : Muhammad Arif Abdul Karim, SMK Menjalara
Match 3 : Kareshpal Singh Chharaan a/l Harpal Singh, SMK Yaacob Latif
Final match : Vasantha Kumar a/l Shankar, SMK Yaacob Latif
Best Batsman – Muhammad Saiful bin Rosli, SMK Bandar Baru Sentul
Best Bowler – Muhammad Danish Irfan bin Mohd Fauzi, SMK Menjalara
Player of the tournament – Muhammad Saiful bin Rosli, SMK Bandar Baru Sentul