Jewel of India Top National Cricket League
Thursday, March 05, 2009
At 15 points, Jewel of India have now climbed three points ahead of close contenders, the Veterans, who are second with 12 points. In order to be in the race, the veterans need to win their match in hand against Wallidan to be played on Saturday to maintain the lead with Jewel of India.
Asia XI are third with 9 points followed by Gambia Ports Authority at 6 points and Wallidan is still dragging behind with no points.
Being one of the oldest disciplines in the country, the national cricket league is attracting more spectators, at the July 22nd Square and according of Wilfred Riley, an official of the Cricket Association, the game is going back to its glory days in the country.
He said, “The majority of these spectators are school children who have shown interest in this rising sport, which is gaining popularity every week. The league is still on at the July 22nd Square in
As part of the weekend matches, Wallidan will meet the Veterans on Saturday while Gambia Ports Authority will look horns with Safeway Asia XI on Sunday.
Author: Sainabou Kujabi
Source: Picture: Cricket match in action