Dominica: Atkinson Primary wins Primary Schools Cricket Festival 

Atkinson Primary School secured victory in the 2023 Sports Division Primary Schools Cricket Festival. The final round of the match was held on Friday, July 7, 2023, at Botanic Gardens. 

Dominica: Atkinson Primary wins Primary Schools Cricket Festival 
Dominica: Atkinson Primary wins Primary Schools Cricket Festival 

Roseau, Dominica: Atkinson Primary School secured victory in the 2023 Sports Division Primary Schools Cricket Festival. The final round of the match was held on Friday, July 7, 2023, at Botanic Gardens. 

Around three teams have participated in the Primary Schools Cricket Festival as follows: 

  • Atkinson Primary
  • Grand Bay Primary
  • Sineku Primary

The final round was played using the round-robin format, with the top two teams qualifying for the final.

  • Sineku Primary secured 1st place with 6 points
  • Atkinson Primary secured 2nd place with 3 points
  • GrandBay Primary secured 3rd place with 0 points

The final was played between the Sineku and Atkinson Primary Schools. At the start of the match, the toss was won by Sineku Primary School. In the first series of the match, Sineku Primary School made 50 runs by losing three wickets. 

While giving the target of 51 runs, the first series of the match was concluded in seven overs. The players in the match were as follows: 

  • Randal Defoe 24
  • Drente Augiiste 2/6
  • Target of 51

In the second series of the match, Atkinson Primary School won the match by making 54 runs with three wickets. The team was concluded with 6.2 overs. The players of the match are as follows: 

  • Drente Auguiste 17*
  • Jeanney Valmond 2/18

Atkinson Primary won by seven wickets and is Champions of the 2023 Primary Schools Cricket Festival.

Following three district qualifiers held last week, the top four schools have emerged in the Sports Division Primary Schools Cricket Festival for 2023.

The four schools advanced to the final round to be played at the Botanic Gardens on Friday, July 7, from 10 am. The Semi-finals and final was played on Friday.

Participating Teams in the tournament was as follows: 

  • Atkinson Primary
  • Penville Primary
  • Bense Primary
  • Woodfordhill Primary
  • Wesley Primary

The standing of the Primary School Cricket Festival was as follows: 

Atkinson primary 1st place 6 pts

  • Woodfordhill Primary 2nd place 6 pts
  • Bense Primary 3rd place 3pts
  • Penville Primary 4th place 0pts
  • Wesley Primary 5th place 0pts

Zone A Participating Teams were as follows: 

  • Grandbay Primary
  • Bellevue Chopin Primary
  • Colihaut/Dublanc Primary
  • Kelleb Laurent Primary
  • Massacre/Warner Primary
  • Grandbay Primary 1st place 6 pts
  • Bellevue Chopin Primary 2nd place 6 pts
  • Colihaut/Dublanc Primary 3rd place 3 pts
  • Kelleb Laurent Primary 4th place 0pts
  • Massacre/Warner Primary 5th place 0pts