Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament
7th July, 2019 - 22nd July, 2019
Named after the Barbadian cricketer and National Hero Sir Garry Sobers, this annual tournament attracts school teams under nineteen years of age to compete with their local, regional and international counterparts. The tournament is based on 40-over matches.
Since the year 1986 the Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament has given school boys the rare opportunity of playing in an international tournament. To date this tournament that has groomed the likes of retired West Indies captain, Brian Lara, Darren Ganga, Roland Holder, and several English and South African test match players.
For the best two teams there is also the opportunity of playing the final at the Kensington Oval test venue and meeting some of the greatest cricketers that ever lived - Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Wesley Hall, Sir Charles Griffith, Seymour Nurse, Joel Garner and Desmond Haynes. After the final, a festival game is played between the Caribbean teams and a combined side from the UK.