SDCA Cup Cricket tournament begins in Jorethang

Gangtok, 29 Apr:

The 1st state-level SDCA Cup Cricket Tournament 2018, organized by the South District Cricket Association (SDCA), got underway at Jorethang playground today.

The opening ceremony had the president of Sikkim Cricket Association (SCA), Lobzang G. Tenzing, as chief guest accompanied by Sonam Palden Bhutia (general secretary of SCA) as guest of honour and Jigmee Namgyal (SE-Energy and Power Department, Jorethang, South Sikkim) as special guest, a press release informs.

In his inaugural address, the SCA president appreciated the initiative taken by the South District Cricket Association and wished them success for the tournament. On behalf of the entire SCA team, he also congratulated Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on having become the longest serving Chief Minister of the country.

A total of 18 teams are participating in the tournament which is scheduled to continue till 16 May 2018.

The tournament was flagged off with a match between HRCC-Namchi and WCCC-Legship which the latter won by 16 runs.