Indian School Darsait is the new champion of CBSE Oman Cluster Basketball Tournament hosted by Indian School Al Seeb at Al Amal Sports Complex, Seeb on 20th and 21st October 2014. The school sentinels put up an exciting show of basketball against the mighty Indian School Sohar and overpowered them in a spirited final held in the late afternoon yesterday. Rising like a phoenix from the ashes, ISD fought back and crushed its opponent 59—46 and realized their long cherished dream to play in the CBSE National Tournament to be held in India later.
Earlier,ISD had defeated Al Wadi Al Kabir in the first match to storm in to the semi-finals in which the team played a do or die match against the defending and hitherto unbeaten champion Indian School Muscat 45–44 and ensured their slot in the final.
The cheer groups who reverberated with continuous applause and whose rhythmic beats on the drum boosted the morale of the team to win the final with a comfortable margin. The President and the Members of SMC and the Principal, Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath conveyed their happiness over the new gem on ISD’s crowning glory and congratulated the team along with Mr. Riyas Ahammed, Physical Education teacher and Mr. Lal A Pillai, HoD Co -Scholastics for the coveted championship trophy.