Surat: Junagam’s Pagoda XI became champion in Adani Rural Cricket Tournament

780 players from 52 teams from 40 villages of Choryasi and Olpad talukas participated

The final match was played between Pagoda XI, Junagam and Morbhagwa XI team.

The carnival of the Adani Rural Cricket Tournament in the coastal area of ​​Hazira had come to an end for the last one and a half months. Around 780 players from 52 teams from 40 villages across Chaurasi and Olpad talukas participated enthusiastically in the tournament. All matches were played at Junagam and Motawada Cricket Ground. The T-shirt was given to the player by Adani Foundation. Cash prizes and trophies to the winning team of the tournament and the losing team in the final were presented by the dignitaries present here.

The main objective of organizing this tournament is the young athletes of the coastal region and their sportsmanship is encouraged and the dialogue and unity among the villages increases, sportsmanship and mutuality among the people is increased which is to develop the spirit of brotherhood.

Players and guests present in the cricket competition organized by Adani Foundation, Hazira

52 local teams participated in this tournament and the final match was played between Pagoda XI, Junagam and Morbhagwa XI team. Morbhagwa’s team won the toss and elected to bat. Pagoda XI scored 167 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs with Chirag Patel scoring 31 runs in 28 balls. , Ketan Sarang took 3 wickets for 35 runs in 4 overs for Morbhagwa XI. Morbhagwa XI lost 10 wickets in 17.3 overs and could manage only 130 runs. In which Kevin Patel scored 31 runs in 37 balls. From the side of Shivalay XI, Nirav Patel laid the foundation of victory in the team by taking 4 important wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs.

At the end of the final match, Minister of Coastal Zone Co-operative Society Rameshbhai Patel, President of Motawada Sports Association, Naveen Patel, Junagam Sarpanch Bhagubhai Patel, CSR Head of Adani Foundation Priyesh Rathore, Program Manager Dr. Ashutosh Thakar distributed prizes in the hands of dignitaries. Went. Man of the Final Match Nirav Patel of Shivalay XI, Kapil Patel of Damka, the best batsman of the tournament and Kamlesh Patel of Dabhri were given the Best Bowler and Player of the Series awards.

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