Cricket tourney for visually impaired: Gujarat, Maharashtra off to winning start

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Indore
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2014 18:52 IST

Maharashtra posted a 10-wicket victory over Madhya Pradesh in the West Zone Cricket Tournament for Visually Impaired that began at Khalsa Stadium in Indore on Friday.

The three-day tournament opened with a march past of all the four participating teams and a formal introduction with the guests.

Chasing a target of 125 set by Madhya Pradesh, openers Dilip Munde and Lokesh of Maharashtra made 57 and 52 runs, respectively.

In the second match, Rajasthan scored 143 runs in their stipulated 20 overs. Gujarat chased the target in only eight overs by losing nine wickets. Ganesh Mundkar of Gujarat made 73 runs off 25 balls and Jheena scored 42 runs off 23 balls. Cash prizes of `51,000 will be given away during the tournament.

Also, trophies will be given to each participating player. The final of the tournament will be played on December 21.

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