V R Shenoy Memorial Cricket 25th Dec 2017

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The 8th Edition of Sabha’s V. R.Shenoy Memorial Inter G.S.B Cricket Tournament was held on Monday, 25th of Dec 2017, at our Kreeda Mandir grounds. A unique feature of this year’s tournament was the inclusion of ladies cricket, with 4 ladies teams participating in that category. The tournament was inaugurated by Shri Rajan Bhat, Chairman of Vidyadhiraj Charitable Trust.
There were a total of 11 boy’s teams representing 1) GSB Sabha, Andheri 2) GSB Seva Mandal, Sion 3) GSB Sabha, Kalyan 4) GSB Sabha, Dombivili 5) GSB Sabha, Mira Bhayander 6) Balaji Seva Samiti, Vasai 7) Gowd Saraswat Samaj Seva Sangh, Vasai Par Naka 8) GSB Seva Mandal, Virar 9) GSB Sabha, Khar Danda 10) Shree Walkeshwar Kashi Math and the host team 11) GSB Sabha, Mumbai. The four ladies teams were representing 1) GSB Seva Mandal, Sion 2) GSB Samaj, Vasai 3) GSB Seva Mandal, Dombivili and 4) GSB Sabha, Mumbai.
All the matches were played with true sportsman spirit. The women’s final was played between the teams from Dombivili and Seva Mandal and Seva Mandal emerged winners. Niti Rajadhyaksha and Vinayshree Gaonkar were awarded Best Batsman and Best Bowler respectively of the tournament in the ladies category. The men’s final was a high voltage game played between GSB Sabha, Mumbai and GSB Sabha, Dombivili. The match went till the last ball and eventually Dombivili held their nerves and won the title. Mayuresh and Vinay were awarded Best batsmen and Best bowler respectively of the tournament.
Financial Support for the tournament was extended by NKGSB Co-op. Bank and Union Bank of India. The trophies and medals were sponsored by Shri Sunil Shenoy, USA, son of late Shri V. R. Shenoy.

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