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20 new sports coaches and physical education teachers from schools in Banjul were invited.
The course looked at the basic fundamentals of bowling; batting; fielding and wicket keeping aspects of the game, both in theory and practice.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Marcel Mendy Executive Director National Sports Council, thanked ICC/ACA for sponsoring the course, and told the selected participants how important the course is to them.
He urged them to take the course seriously, as they will be going out to teach the game in their various schools and communities.
The course was presented by John Gomez, who was assisted by Mbye Dumbuya, Wilfred Riley, Peter Campbell, Ismaila Tamba, Prince Johnson and Andreh Jarju.
2015 PRIMARY SCOOL CRICKET LEAGUE KICKS OFF
2015 Primary School Cricket League, second rounds kicked off on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 22nd Square cricket grounds in Banjul.
Wesley Lower Basic School played with St. Joseph’s Lower Basic Cycle School in the opening match. The toss was won by St. Joseph’s Lower Basic Cycle School, who elected to bat and scored 84 runs in 14.4 overs for 10 wickets. Famara Colley batted for them and scored 19 runs, the highest. Musa Mbye bowled and took 3 wickets for 10 runs in 3 overs bowled.Wesley Lower Basic School batted in the second innings and was unable to get the set target put on them by St. Joseph’s Lower Basic School in the first innings, and could only manage 27 runs, all out in 7.1 overs.The highest run scorer was Ebrima Ceesay with 6 runs and the highest wicket taker was Modou Foon with 3 wickets for 10 runs in 2.4 overs bowled. St. Joseph’s Lower Basic Cycle School won by 57 runs.
Friday saw Albion Lower Basic School play with Muhammedan Lower Basic School and the toss was won by Muhammedan Lower Basic School; which elected to bat and scored 43 runs all out in 13.2 overs. Albion Lower Basic School batted in the second innings and was able to make the set target set on them in 9.5 overs. Alaghie Sowe batted and scored 18 runs, the highest runs scorer. Amadou Jallow bowled and took 3 wickets for 7 runs in 2 overs bowled. Albion Lower Basic School won by 9 wickets.
SENIOR DOMESTIC LEAGUE
Saints Cricket Club trash Brikama Cricket Club in their encounter played on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 22nd July Square cricket grounds in Banjul.Brikama won the toss and decided to bat in the first innings, and scored 117 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in 16.1 overs played.
Salim Raza batted and scored 20 runs, the highest. Abdou Karim Dampha bowled and took 2 wickets for 31 runs in 4 overs bowled. Saints cricket club chasing 118 runs to win in the second innings was able to get this scored in 15 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Modou Ceesay batted for them and scored 20 runs, the highest. Ousman Bah bowled and took 3 wickets for 8 runs in 3 overs. Saints Cricket Club won by 4 wickets.