MRIS 46 Gurugram touched another milestone as the 10th Manav Rachna Under 14 Cricket Challenge Cup 2017 took off to a flag start on 8th December 2017 in the school grounds.
The Cricket Challenge Cup which was the brain child of Founder Chairman Late Dr. O.P. Bhalla was launched with the aim of providing a platform on which students across DELHI NCR could come together on the basis of their common love for the sport. It was intended to identify and nurture the talent of budding players. The idea was carried forward by Mr. Sarkar Talwar, Director Sports MREI, and duly supported by Mr. Sunny Bansal Executive Director MRIS 46 and Mrs. Dhriti Malhotra, Principal, MRIS 46. Over the years, the event grew in size and scale and schools started looking forward to participate and compete for the coveted Championship Trophy.
The 10th Under 14 Cricket Challenge Cup 2017 had 18 teams competing against each other from 8th -19th December 2017. Participating schools are- Amity International School (Sec 46), C.C.A. School, MRIS (Sec 51 Gurgaon), MRIS (Sec 51 Noida), MRIS 14 Faridabad, MRIS Charmwood, Faridabad), Bal Bharti Public School, Blue Bells Model School (Sec 4), Blues Bells School (Sec. 10), Red Rose School, G.S.S. Kadipur, Shiv Nadar School, Aravalli International School (Faridabad), Rosewood School, Sun City School, Lotus Valley School, Our Lady of Fatima School and host MRIS 46.
The 10th Under 14 Cricket Challenge Cup 2017 culminated on 19th December 2017 with the final match between Our Lady of Fatima School and host MRIS 46. OLF School won the match and decided to bowl. MRIS 46 in the 30 overs match set a formidable target of 274 runs to win at a loss of 2 wickets. Chasing the target the OLF School team was all out at 174.
Chirag Yadav of MRIS 46 was declared the Man of the Match as well as the Batsman of the Series with 290 runs while Arnav Thapliyal of MRIS 46 with 8 wickets was announced the Best Bowler of the series. Moksh Mudgil of OLF School with 211 runs and 5 wickets was declared the Man of the Series. The Championship trophy was won by MRIS 46.