The Maldives’ biggest school and youth cricket event of the year took place in September with over 170 children from 7 schools participating in skill development activities.

The Cricket Carnival was held over three days and included age-group competitions for boys and girls in skills such as target throwing, target bowling, under arm throwing to one stump, longest throw, ball tapping, front foot target driving, pull to leg on back foot and longest straight hit. A double wicket competition, cricket quiz and a poster competition were also held during the carnival.

Filed October 5 2006