Goa men emerged WINNERS and Women stood Runner-Up in the SAG GOLD CUP Inter Zonal National Tennis Ball Cricket Championships organized by Goa Tennis Ball Cricket association in collaboration with The Sports Authrity of Goa from 13th to 15th Dec. 2011 at PJN stadium, fatorda, Margao-Goa.
Men : Goa men team defeated Tamil Nadu in the finals, Goa won the toss and elected to bat scored 56 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 8 overs, Gaurav Naik scored 22 runs and Tek Nahadur scored 20 nos. In reply Tamil Scored 36 runs all out in 7.1 overs, Prashant kuttikar , Vaibhav kadkade and sarvesh Gaude yook 2 wickets each.
Earlier Goa had defeated Jharkhand in the semi-Finals
Best Batsman of the championships – Gaurav naik of Goa and Best Bowler of the championship- Prashant Kuttikar of Goa.West Bengal clinched the 3rd place by defeating Jharkand.
Women: Goa women lost to Vidharba in the finals, Vidharba put goa on to bat, Goa scored 51 runs for 5 wickrts in 8 overs, santoshi -11 runs, Glendy- 10 runs and Laxmi scored 8 runs, In reply Vidhraba scored the required runs in 6.5 overs,
West Bengal clinched 3rd place by defating Maharashtra.
Best Batsman of the championships – Prachi Gaur of Vidharba and Best Bowler of the championship- Glendy saldanha of Goa.
Prize distribution function:-
Shri.Benzamin Silva, Social Worker and Exe-member of GFA was chief guest, also present were Kanta naik, President, GTBCA, Ropesh naik, secretary, GTBCA, Dinesh Dessai, Stadium manager, PJN stadium, Monty Lari, Org. Secretary, TBCFI, Gyanavel and rajkumar kaithawas, jt. Secretary, TBCFI and host of the guest were present for the prize distribution functiom
The successful teams and players were awarded attractive SAG gold Cup trophies and medal and momentos at the hands of guest present on the occasions.
The championships was supervise the able guidance of official of SAG and GTBCA .