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Rotary club lifts Republic Trophy-2017
Padubidri, January 23rd, 2017: Rotary Club Padubidri won the Republic Tropby-2017 organised by Rotary club, Lions club and JCI Padubidri at Board school ground on Sunday, January 22nd. In the finals, they defeated the Police Department team to win the trophy and the cash prize.
Batting first in the finals, the Rotary team scored 76 runs without loss in their allotted 6 overs with the help of 5 sixers by opener Yashpal KOdi and 4 sixers by Shaman. Chasing the target, the police team could manage to score 70 runs for the loss of 4 wickets, making the match very exciting. Roatary team's Yashpal bagged the best batsman award and Shaman bagged the best bowler award. Prashant from Police team won the man of the series award.
In the semi-finals, the police team had defeated the Press club team and the Rotary team had defeated the CA Bank team. Apart from the semi-finalists Preople's Representatives team, JCI Padubidri team and MESCOM team had also participated in the tournaments.
Rotary club Padubidri president Abdul Hameed presided. Zilla Panchayat Agricultural and Industrial Standing Committee president Shashikanth Padubidri, Taluk Panchayat member Dinesh Palimar, Grama Panchayat vice-president Y. Sukumar, CA Bank president Y. Sudheer Kumar, Anchan Ayyurvedic Industries Dr. N.T. Anchan, LIC Development officer Ramesh U., Kinnigoli ITI's Jr. Training officer Naveen Yermal, Lions club president Sudha R. Navada, JCI president Prasanna Kumar, Rotary club immediate past president Hemachandra, past president Krishna Bangera, Budan Saheb, Ramakrishna Acharya, Vishwas Amin and others were present.
Kaup MLA Sri Vinay Kumar Sorake inaugurates the tournament.on Sunday morning.