Principal Correspondent :
VIDARBHA tennisball cricket team finished a creditable third in the recently concluded 31st Senior National Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament held at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The competition was won by Uttar Pradesh while Mumbai finished second. In the pre-quarter-final, Vidarbha defeated Chandigarh while in the quarter-finals, they got the better of Haryana by six wickets. Vidarbha lost the semi-final to the eventual champions Uttar Pradesh. Vidarbha and Goa were declared joint third finishers.
The team received a trophy at the hands of Imran Ahmed Laari, Secretary, Tennisball Federation of India. Ajay Hiwarkar, President, Vidarbha Tennisball Cricket Association, Rajkumar Kaithwas, Secretary, Vidarbha Tennisball Cricket Association, Priyanka Mahalle, Ashish Dongre, Rajesh Kaithwas, Vicky Petkar, Rajendra Saudagar, Trinath Gadwe, Jageshwar Kaithwas, Anita Wahane, Takshak Lokhande and others congratulated the team members.