U-15 Cup Hots Up

The Kuwait Squad

The second day of the ACC U-15 tournament saw the most competitive matches yet, as Singapore and Kuwait had to fight hard for the victories against Thailand and Saudi Arabia respectively.

On field temperatures were even hotter than that of the first day, which was a contributory factor in the spinners being employed to greater effect. Prem Dadalani, the captain of Singapore bowled the spell of the day, picking up 3 for 17 off his eight overs. He was closely matched by Nopphan Senamontree of Thailand who bowled 7.2 testing overs for just 9 runs. He picked up two wickets, including that of Dadalani.

Wides continued to play a big part in proceedings with 80 in the two matches played yesterday, bringing the total to 167 in the five matches played so far. “This is to be expected”, says K.K.Haridas, ACC Event Executive. “The youngsters are having to adjust to stricter tournament-standard umpiring than they would have encountered before. It is significant that Nepal only bowled eight wides in their match against Qatar and shows the virtue of their preparation, discipline and coaching,” he went on to say.

Match Results

Filed April 13 2005