National laurels for CAUSA Atlanta Under-10-year-olds Cricket team
(Left) Ishaan Roy, Captain of CAUSA – Atlanta U10 team was adjudicated MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the NYCL tournament in Houston.
The third edition of the National Youth Cricket League (NYCL) kicked off in Houston on May 27, 2016, on Memorial Day weekend. This leg of competition, hosted by Triggers Colts Cricket League of Houston, featured 44 games in Under-10, Under-14, and Under-18 categories. Cricket Academy USA (CAUSA) – Atlanta participated in both the U10 and U14 age categories.
In a close final with the hosts, CAUSA – Atlanta U10 team came in as Runners up.
CAUSA Atlanta U10 Cricket Team:
Abhigna Vijjapurapu, Vedaant Gupta, Varun Venkatagiri, Nayan Bhogaraju, Vihaan Jaiswal, Rishi Pandey, Yash Verma, Gaurav Ravindran, Anirudh Bolisetty, Aran Chenchu (VC), Ishaan Roy (C), Sahil Charanis (Coach), Murali Vijjapurapu (Manager), Deepak Roy (Coaching Director).
CAUSA – Atlanta U10 team lost a close final to the hosts, and ended up finishing Runners up. In the path to glory, the young brigades from Atlanta defeated strong teams from California and Minnesota to reach the final. They ended up having the 2nd best Net Run Rate (NRR) among all the teams in the league matches. The tournament was impacted by the inclement weather and all matches ended up being a 12 over affair.
• Ishaan Roy, Captain of CAUSA – Atlanta U10 team was adjudicated MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the tournament.
• Ishaan Roy ended up scoring 110 runs in 4 matches with an average of 55.00 and Strike rate of 125.00, best in the tournament. He also ended up taking 6 wickets, joint highest wicket taker in the tournament.
• Aran Chenchu (VC) and Ishaan Roy (C) had a record 73 runs partnership in 7.1 overs against Minnesota to book a berth in final on better NRR.
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