Dhaka, April 17 (UNB) – The quarterfinals of the Prime Bank Young Tigers National School Cricket Tournament begins on Thursday at country’s two northern venues—Rangpur Cricket Gardens and Lalmonirhat District Stadium.
Eight teams --Seven Divisional champions and Dhaka Metro champions—will battle for the national school crown on knockout basis. All the matches will kick-off at 9 am.
Defending champions and Rajshahi Division champions Bogura Police Lines School & College will play Dhaka Metro champions Wiles Little Flower School & College at Lalmonirhat District Stadium while Barishal Division champions Pirojpur Govt Boys High School will encounter Khulna Division champions Bagerhat ML School & College at Rangpur Cricket Garden in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
In the remaining two quarterfinals on Friday, Dhaka Division champions Narayanganj Jila School will face Rangpur Division champions Shishu Niketan High School while Sylhet Division champions PDB High School will meet Chattogram Division champions Cumilla High School.
The two semifinals billed for April 21 and the final scheduled for April 23, all at the Rangpur Cricket Garden.
Some 11,120 promising cricketers from 556 schools took part in 958 matches in the country’s biggest cricket meet, organized by Bangladesh Cricket Board and sponsored by Prime bank Limited.