U19 Boy's School Cricket Championship, Thimphu

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 , Posted by D S Gurung at 11:56 AM

Nima HS School: CHAMPION
Nima HS School vs. Yangchenphug HS School

Captain Kencho and V.Captain Thinley of Nima with Champion Trophy

Nima HS School for the first time participated in the U19 School Championship is the Winner for this year. In the final match Nima played against Yangchenphug HS School on 4th Oct at Changlimithang Cricket Ground and the match was commenced at 9.30am. Nima won the toss and elected to bat first. The most consistent batsmen of the tournament were Kencho who opens for Nima was shattered with superb, well executed yoker ball bowled the first ball of Abinash of Yangchenphu. Nima’s mostly depend on the captain’s batting was out just adding 2 runs on the final match but mean while Thinley who was also in-form batsmen was still on crease. Thinley was just able to add 18 runs of 28 balls when he was caught at mid-on of Kinley bowl.

DS Gurung Coordinator with Captains

One time, situation of Nima was in a big trouble when wickets was just falling quickly but then Luchmi Prasad (Papu) who is medium pacer added 29 runs to take the score to 118runs in 21.5 overs. “If we could have played last nine overs, the total runs would be exceptional” said the hard hitter Luchmi. The captain of Yangchenphug Dechen was the devastation bowler in the final match when made Nima’s batsmen trouble all in his 5 overs. He took 5 wickets in 5overs and gave away 30runs. “It is not a big target, our batsmen need to play a sensibly” said the Yangchenphu Captain.

Tshering Tobgay of YHSS Bowled with inswinger bowl of Lachumi

In the second inning, Yangchenphu openers started with good opening partnership of 30 runs but Dechen was caught at 13runs and Kinley was bowled. Nima putting more pressure on Yangchenphug made them lost another 2 quickly wickets adding just 6 runs. Yangchenphug was 52 for 4wkts. Bishnu who added 24 runs later at the crucial moment but could stay till the end. Yangchenphug lost by 17 runs. Highest wicket taker was Gadhen who took 4 wkts to lead his team to victory. “I am very much happy to after winning this championship” said Gadhen of Nima.

The Chief Guest on the final was Mr. CB Pradhan, Program Officer of Department of Youth & Sports. “I am very much happy to see cricket growing faster than another other sports in Bhutan, it was started few years back and has already started bring international trophies” he added. Mr. Rumesh also gave away a short speech on the progress that he has seen now. He said he left CDO as Bhutan three years back and I am surprised that cricket has really grown; I am here now as CDO again and have plan for Bhutan to achieve ODI Status in near future.


Mr. Rumesh with Jigme CEO

Umpire Dorji with a smile after completion of tournament


Mr.Rumesh sharing his plan for development of Cricket in Bhutan


Tournament top Players

Nima HS School

Yangchenphu HS School

Man of the Match: Dechen Wangchuk, YHSS
Player of the Tournament: Thinley Tenzin, NHSS
Best Bowler: Sisir Raj Gurung, MHSS
Best Batsmen: Kencho Norbu, NHSS


Score Sheet
Nima HS School 1nd Inning

No.

Batsmen name

Runs

How out

Bowler

Runs

1

Kencho

2…

Bowled

Abinash

2

2

Thinley

..14..2……….2..12222..

Caught

Kinley

18

3

Nima

…1……….

Caught

Choki

1

4

Gadhen

..2..21.

Bowled

Dechen

5

5

Padam

.41…2..1.1…2

Caught

Dechen

11

6

Luchmi

..2.414…1..4.66..1

Caught

Abinash

29

7

Amir

..

Bowled

Dechen

0

8

Sunil

..4…

Bowled

Choki

4

9

Arpan

.1

LBW

Dechen

1

10

Tashi

……….41

Not out

5

11

Wangyel

1.

Bowled

Dechen

1

Total Extras 41

Total Runs 118 runs

Overs 21.5

Score Sheet
Yangchenphug HS School 2nd Inning

No.

Batsmen name

Runs

How out

Bowler

Runs

1

Dechen

.4……1…..1.1…..11..4

Caught

Gadhen

13

2

Kinley

46…..2..114..4..

Bowled

Arpan

22

3

Ashan

….1.1.4

Caught

Gadhen

6

4

Tshering

Duck

Bowled

Arpan

0

5

Bishnu

…….2.42.224..2…42

Caught

Gadhen

24

6

Choki

2.4…

Bowled

Gadhen

6

7

Krishna

…1……..

Bowled

Wangyel

1

8

Karma

Duck

Bowled

Wangyel

0

9

Sherab

11.1.

LBW

Thinley

3

10

Abinash*

.1….1

Not out

2

11

Dessang

1

Bowled

Thinley

1

Total Extras 23

Total Runs 101 runs



Pictures by: Mr. Tashi Phuntsho, Bhutan Majestic Travel

Currently have 3 comments:

  1. sanjeevan says:

    i think, it was great tournament...i would like to say that bhutan cricket is growin up vry fast....n abt the tournament,it was organized well...n more schools has participated in this tournament n there was excitement till the end,that is main thing,so lastly keep playing cricket
    tashi delek
    sanjeevan raj gurung

  1. Baun says:

    This match was so close.... i thought we pulled it out but man.... Kencho's and Jonny's captaincy was too good....

    Yes sanjeev cricket is a boon in Bhutan and we are happy we are a part of it....

    BHUTAN CRICKET ROCKS

    MANOJ

  1. Menuka says:

    the collective efforts and dedication earnestly put in by the members of BCCB is fast showing visible output with the sport growing very popular among the youth..with d same enthusiasm kept steady,cricket in bhutan wil soon achieve zenith of it's popularity and success in the international scenario....
    all the best to the individuals who are putting in so much of relentless efforts for the game..