Monday the 1st of April, 2019 marked the opening ceremony of the 17th His Highness Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia Memorial Inter-School Cricket Tournament. A total of eight prestigious schools of the country, including the host school would be participating in the tournament this year for the coveted trophy.
The Doon School, Dehradun
Modern School, New Delhi
Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai
Assam Valley School, Tezpur
Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
Daly College, Indore
DPS, Mathura Road
The Scindia School, Gwalior
The Principal, Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat extended a warm welcome to the participating teams and mentioned that the grand event is much more than just a cricket tournament where we reunite with the members of our extended families, referring to the teams which have been a part of this event since its inception.
Dr. Saraswat reminded the participating teams of the spirit of sportsmanship and reiterated that winning or losing is not the ultimate goal. He urged the participants to take the opportunity to exhibit the values of a true sportsman and placed a high premium on camaraderie, zeal, perseverance and above all the style with which one accepts defeat. He also referred to the field being a platform of not just honing sporting skills but also one’s attitude. With that the Principal presented the school caps to the participating teams along with their coaches and wished them good luck for the tournament.