The Herald (Harare)

9 February 2013

Zimbabwe: Chipembere Beat Hellenic

LUKE Oldknow's fine performance in the cricket schools' fixtures was all in vain when his side Hellenic lost to Chipembere on Thursday. Hellenic School batted first and scored 128 for six and their young cricketer Oldknow scored 80 runs off 59 balls which seemed to be a good start for his team. The Highfield-based Chipembere scored 130 for the loss of one wicket and won the match.

Hellenic have only one match left to play against Lilfordia.

Bobby Odilo, the Hellenic coach, said there is a lot of pontential in his team despite losing against Chipembere.

"There is a lot of pontential in the young cricketers, this is a new team and if I compare them to the one we had last year, this present side has some good players.

"Their way of learning new ways of the game is excellent.

"Recently we took part in the annual Falcon College Primary Schools cricket festival. It was a good festival with teams from across the country and two visiting countries from Botswana and Zambia.

"Hellenic school won their pool with Murray Mac from Triangle and Springvale from Marondera. Then we played Ruzawi and lost. Overall we were placed fourth out of 12 teams.

"We are remaining with a match against Lilfordia and so far I am impressed with the boys and am going to ensure that they win all their fixtures next term," said Odilo.

Hellenic also took part at the Mashonaland Eagles trials recently at Eaglesvale and Luke Oldknow, John Campbell and Raphayael Koundounaries were selected for Mast Eagles.

Hellenic also managed to beat Westridge by 120 runs in another schools encounter.

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