January 17, 2021

Stonehill International School Hosts the First-Ever Test Match in Wheelchair Cricket

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In collaboration with Divyaang Myithri Sports Academy, Stonehill International School hosted a two-day 2-day cricket match for the Karnataka Wheelchair Cricket Team

It was the first-ever wheelchair cricket test match in India

Bengaluru, 27th November 2020: Stonehill International School in collaboration with Bengaluru-based NGO Divyaang Myithri Sports Academy successfully hosted the first-ever test match in wheelchair cricket on 13th and 14th November. The two-day event witnessed participation from players across Karnataka.

Opening new doors of opportunities for the talented players, the cricket test match was played between the Karnataka Wheelchair A team and the Karnataka Wheelchair B team. The Karnataka Wheelchair A team won the game by 13 wickets and would now participate in an upcoming tournament against the Andhra Pradesh team between the 10th and 13th of December in Bengaluru. The winning team’s best players, Harish Kumar NB scored 198 runs with a striking 31 4s and 3 6s and Tippeswamy Madival scored 98 runs with 14 4s and 4 6s.

Speaking about the tournament, Mr. Brian Brumsickle, Head of School, Stonehill International School, said, “At Stonehill, we are conscious of our students’ participation in society, making sure everybody has the same opportunities to participate in every aspect of life to the best of their abilities. We were happy to support the Karnataka Wheelchair Cricket Team by hosting this event.”

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