Andrews Telecom won the 12th All- Verna Industrial tennis ball cricket tournament organised by Pentair Water India Verna at Chicalim. They beat Finolex Ltd in the finals.
Industrial Tennis Ball Cricket tournament organised
by Pentair Water India Verna at Chicalim.
Finolex won the toss and scored 79 runs in 8 overs thanks to superb batting by Praveen (26). Andrews started slowly and lost wickets at regular intervals. They needed 24 runs in the last over to win and Kalpesh, who consecutively hit three sixes and two fours managed to do it for his team.
Following prizes were awarded: Winners – Andrews Telecom, trophy and Rs 10,000.
Runners-up – Finolex, trophy and Rs 8,000.
Man-of-the-series – Kritesh of Andrews Telecom. Man-of-the-match – Kalpesh of Andrews Telecom.
Finals: Best bowler, Nagraj of Finolex. Best batsman, Ganpathi of Finolex.
Overall: Best disciplined team, Siemens Ltd-Energy Automation. Semi-finalists, Microxpress, Lupin.
S M Paranjape, chief inspector of factories and boilers, was the chief guest and gave away the prizes. Prashant Rege (head, HR and Admin, Pentair, Ragunath Mane (plant manager, Pentair) spoke. Olavo Vaz, sports secretary proposed the vote of thanks.
In all, 59 teams from Verna Industrial Estate participated. [H]