Letter of Invitation

City Montessori School (CMS), Lucknow, India is a unique school with many firsts to its credit. City Montessori School, has registered its name in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the world's largest school in a single city with more than 56000 pupils. It is also the proud receipient of the 2002 UNESCO Prize for Peace Education. It is the first school in the world to introduce, promote and institutionalize the concept of Quality Circles and Total Quality Management in Education in the year 1992.

CMS Kanpur Road Campus added another dimension to the school activities by organizing the World's 1st International School Cricket Premier League and forming the International Council for School Cricket (ICSC) in the year 2011. This was the first ever cricket event for schools in the world whose phenomenal success and appreciation across the world led to yet more such events in succession which was the 2nd ISCPL in 2012. The 3rd ISCPL was organized from 19th to 23rd December, 2014...

Dr. (Mrs) Vineeta Kamran

Convenor, ISCPL-2018 &
Principal, CMS Kanpur Road Campus, Lucknow, India


Dr Jagdish Gandhi & Dr Bharti Gandhi

Founder-Manager & Founder-Director

We are extremely pleased that CMS Kanpur Road Campus is organising the 5th International Schools Cricket Premier League (ISCPL) from 8th to 13th December 2018. We all know that cricket is no less than a religion in India and also a great binding force in a nation of diversities. Cricket, like all other sports, fosters the spirit of human brotherhood and global understanding...

Prof Geeta Kingdon

President & Chief Operating Officer

It gives me pleasure to welcome the participants to the 5th International School Cricket Premier League (ISCPL) in 2018. Being perhaps the only tournament of its kind in the world, ISCPL gives an opportunity to school students to display their cricketing talent on a global platform. The aim behind organizing ISCPL is not just to promote cricket in schools but also to instill...

Ms Susmita Basu

Superior Principal & Head, QAID

It gives me great pleasure to know that CMS Kanpur Road Campus is organizing the 5th ISCPL, from 8th to 13th December, 2018.
Sports and games have always been an integral part of the human development and are necessary for the all round development of the human being. The school is indeed doing a great job by promoting the game...

Mr S. K. Agarwal

Director, Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA)

I extend my best wishes to the International Council for School Cricket (ICSC) body for the untiring effort to unite the children of all nations at the platform of ISCPL, where they shall compete with each other in good sportsman spirit and shall learn a lot through exchange of ideas and culture, unifying them in strong brotherhood bonds beyond the barriers of land and cultures...

Mr Deepak Sharma

COO, Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA)

It gives me immense pleasure to inform you that City Montessori School, Kanpur Road Campus, Lucknow, is adding another dimension to the school activities by organising the 5th International School Cricket Premier League (ISCPL) from 8th -13th December, 2018. I extend my cordial invitation to your school to participate in this unique event. Keeping up with the latest popularity...

Mr Raju Singh Chauhan

Organising Secretary, ISCPL

I take great joy and pride in welcoming the participating schools from different parts of the world to the 5th International School Cricket Premier League (ISCIP)-2018. The phenomenal success of the previous editions of the ISCPL hosted by CMS Kanpur Road Campus has generated a passion to participate in T20 form of cricket...


General Guidelines

General Guidelines-

  1. Team composition
    • Each team is required to have their own coloured kit (not more than two colours) which includes pads, gloves, cap, dress etc.
    • No team will be allowed to play in white kit.
    • On the back side of the T-Shirt- Name of the player & number in CAPITAL letters should be printed. On the front left side of the T- shirt school logo and in the centre the name of the school and city should be printed.
    • Only rubber studs shoes are allowed during the match. (No Spiked shoes)
  2. Duration
    • One inning per side, each inning limited to a maximum of 20 overs.
  3. Number of Teams
    • Only 16 teams (from different cities & countries) will participate in the ISCPL-2018
  4. Strength of a Team
    • The maximum strength of a delegation is 18 members which comprises:–
      • 15 players (Boys only under 18 yrs and up to class XII are allowed)
      • Players born on or after 1/12/2000 are eligible
      • One Team Manager
      • One Coach
      • One Physiotherapist
    • Team officials will be completely responsible for the discipline of their team’s members during the event and period of stay.
    • Team Managers will have to attend organisers’ meeting, whenever required.
    • Registration on first come first served basis.
  5. Ground
    • There are two grounds which will be used for ISCPL-2018 & the size of the ground is 45 meters in radius, approximately.
    • Daily 6 matches will be played in two grounds. (Two matches during the day time & one during the night)
    • As we are organizing 6 matches in one day on two grounds, therefore, next team should report one hour before their scheduled time.
    • Teams should be ready to play two matches in a day, if required.
  6. Format of Match
    • Match will be played on the basis of League cum Knockout format. There shall be 4 Pools each consisting of 4 teams. Each team shall be playing three matches in all in their respective groups. The pool topper from each group shall be playing Knockout.
  7. Cricket Balls
    • White balls will be used.
  8. Arrangement of Overs
    • Teams will be allotted One hour 30 minutes to bowl 20 Overs.
  9. Fielding Restrictions
    • At the instant of delivery, there may not be more than 5 fielders on the leg side.
    • During the Match not more than 5 fielders shall be permitted outside the fielding restriction area at the instant of delivery. In first 6 overs (i.e. Power Play), only 2 fielders are permitted outside the circle. After the end of 6 overs, 4 fielders must remain inside the circle till the inning ends.
  10. Bowling Restriction
    • A bowler can bowl only a quota of maximum 4 overs in the match.
  11. Free Hit after No Ball
    • Every kind of "No Ball" will give a FREE HIT to the Batsman beside 1 run for the No Ball.
  12. Time Out
    • The incoming batsman must be in position to take guard or his partner should be ready to receive the next ball within 60 seconds after the fall of the previous wicket.
  13. Short Pitched Bowling
    • One Short Pitched ball is allowed per over.
  14. Interval
    • The interval will normally be of 15 minutes duration in between two innings of Twenty20.
  15. Over-Rate Penalties
    • A 6 Runs Penalty for each over not bowled will apply and the over must be completed in addition to the penalty – all sides are expected to be in position to bowl the first ball of the last of their 20 Overs within 1 hour 30 minutes playing time. In case, one team fails to bowl in limited time(1 hour 30 minutes) or in case the Umpires feel that the other team is needlessly wasting time , then 6 runs per over penalties will be awarded by the Umpires.
  16. Tie Match and Super Over
    • In case, the match will tie then a Super Over will follow.
    • In case any match is abandoned due to any fault or climate etc then the Super Over will follow.
    • If the Super Over is a Tie then International procedures shall be adopted for Tie breaker in Super Over.
    • Any other matter not covered above shall be decided by the Organising Committee and its decision shall be final and binding on the contesting teams.
  17. Net Run Rate
    • A team's net run rate is calculated by deducting from the average runs per over scored by that team from the average runs per over scored against that team.
    • In the event of a team being all out in less than its full quota of overs, the calculation of its net run rate shall be based on the full quota of overs to which it would have been entitled and not on the number of overs in which the team was dismissed.
  18. League Table
    • The League table position shall be determined as follows:
      • Two points will be awarded for each Match won by the team.
      • Team with highest number of points, shall be at the top of their respective group.
      • In case of tie between two teams in their respective group, then the team with higher net run rate will be placed in the higher position.
  19. Umpires
    • All the Umpires are 'A' grade qualified from the Cricket Association.
    • There will be three umpires. Two on the field and third umpire off the ground.
    • Umpire's decision shall stand final. No protest against any umpire or any decision shall be entertained.
    • Umpires hold the authority to decrease the number of overs if the playing conditions force so at any point of time.
  20. Registration
    • A sum of Rs. 65,000/- (USD 1000) per team shall be charged as registration fees. This includes food, boarding, lodging and to and fro transport from and to Railway station/Airport. The Manager, Coach shall accompany the team free of cost. The amount may be remitted through demand draft drawn in favour of CMS, Lucknow. No cash or draft will be accepted in person.
    • The form and the photograph of the player should be duly signed by the Principal.
    • During the registration the player shall sign again, to check authenticity.
    • School flag and Country flag required at the time of registration.
    • Last date for receiving entries is 30th September, 2018.
  21. Mandatory for Eligibility during Registration:- (Indian Team Only)
    • The group photograph of the team with Principal and Official is Requisite at the time of registration. Soft and hard scanned copy of the class X certificate duly signed by the Principal of the school with stamp of the Institution and Principal.
  22. Awards
    • Man of the Match
    • Man of the Series
    • Best Bowler (Highest wicket taker)
    • Best Batsman (Highest run scorer)
    • Best Fielder
    • Maximum Sixes
    • Best Outfit
    • Fair Play Award
    • Runner Up
    • Winner
  23. Stay
    • Organisers will provide fooding, boarding and lodging facilities at the venue only from 7th Morning to 14th Evening of December 2018. The travel reservations may be done accordingly by the teams.
  24. General Instructions
    • To help ensure the smooth conduct of ISCPL, participants are requested to abide by the rules and regulations listed below:
      • All the team members must attend all ceremonial activities.
      • Morning Prayer- Assembly will be an integral part. Attending the same is compulsory for all participants.
      • Students will wear complete track suit and Identity Card during the opening ceremony and procession.
      • No participant will be allowed to leave the venue once the event begins. The team leader must be present with the participants during the event and other activities.
      • Discipline and decorum is to be maintained at all times. The team manager will be personally responsible for the conduct of the team members. Any breach of discipline may lead to disqualification of the team. The organisers may be constrained to request the disqualified team to withdraw from the venue.
      • Participants are advised to ensure the safety of their belongings at all times. The organisers will not entertain any complaints about loss of their valuables.
      • Rail/air fare will be borne by the participant/institution.
  25. Medical, Communication & Security
    • The entire premises will be sealed for the duration of the competition.
    • There will be round the clock security vigil at the gate.
    • A doctor will be present 24 hours at the venue.
    • “Happy to Help” desk, Telephone, Fax and E mail facility will be available round the clock.
  26. Weather
    • The weather in Lucknow during December is cold and well suited to the playing conditions.
    • The average temperature will be around 16 degrees.


Field and Auditorium
City Montessori School, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, India
swimming pool
Rooms in CISV Guesthouse
inside view of auditorium

Teams 2016

Gateway College
Sri Lanka
Gateway College

Sri Lanka

 D.A.V. Sushil Kedia Vishwa Bharti Higher Secondary School, Nepal
D.A.V. Sushil Kedia Vishwa Bharti Higher Secondary School


 D.A.V. Sushil Kedia Vishwa Bharti Higher Secondary School, Nepal
Scholastica School


Afghan Yaar Public School, Afghanistan
Afghan Yaar Public School


Indian School, Sultanate of Oman
Indian School

Sultanate of Oman

Joburg Cricket School, South Africa
Joburg Cricket School

South Africa

Secondary Schools Cricket League Trinidad and Tobago
Secondary Schools Cricket League

Trinidad and Tobago

Nalanda College
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nalanda College Colombo

Sri Lanka

Ananda College
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ananda College Colombo

Sri Lanka

 The Aga Khan School
Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Aga Khan School Dhaka


 Mahanama College
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Mahanama College Colombo

Sri Lanka

 Budhanilkantha School
Kathmandu, Nepal
Budhanilkantha School Kathmandu


 Kaintal School
Patiala, India
Kaintal School Patiala


South Delhi Public School
New Delhi, India
South Delhi Public School, New Delhi


Riverside Public School
Tamil Nadu, India
Riverside Public School, Tamil Nadu


Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School
Maharashtra, India
Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Maharashtra


Little Angels School
Haryana, India
Little Angels School, Haryana


Disha Delphi Public Schoo, Rajasthan, India
Disha Delphi Public Schoo, Rajasthan


The Aryan International School, Varanasi
The Aryan International School, Varanasi


Bal Bhavan International School, New Delhi, India
Bal Bhavan International School, New Delhi


Gyan Ganga Public School
Patna, India
Gyan Ganga Public School, Patna


Sri Sai Baba International Public School, Rishikesh, India
Sri Sai Baba International Public School, Rishikesh


City Montessori School, Lucknow, India
City Montessori School, Lucknow


D.A.V. Sr. Secondary School, Amritsar, India
D.A.V. Sr. Secondary School, Amritsar



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Dr (Mrs) Vineeta Kamran
Principal, CMS Kanpur Road Campus &
Convenor, ISCPL

City Montessori School
Sector-D, LDA Colony, Kanpur Road Campus
Lucknow, India
Telephones :  +91 522 - 2435690, 2435342
Fax :  +91 522 - 2435690
Email: iscpl@cmseducation.org
Website :  https://www.cmseducation.org/iscpl