Margao: Siddhivinayak Sports Club, Usgao won the 15th edition of all India tennis ball cricket tournament “Sanguem Premier League” defeating defending champions Sarthak XI, Raigad.
Electing to field first, Sidhivinayak Sports Club bundled out Sarthak XI for just 70 runs in 8 overs.
Chasing the target, Sidhivnayak Sports started on a shaky note, losing quick 4 wickets in 1.4 overs at the score of just 17 runs but 5th down Krishna Satpute scored brilliant and cracking half century in just 19 balls to win the Goa’s biggest prize money tennis ball cricket tournament.
Goa deputy CM Chandrkant Kavlekar was the chief gust and Sanguem MLA Prasad Gaonkar along with Subhash Faldessai were gust of honour for the prize distribution ceremony.
Thomas Dias was named the man of the tournament while Ezaj Qureshi of Sidhivinayak Usagao was adjudged best batsman. Vijay Pawle of Sidhivinayak, Usgao was best blower and Krishna Satpute was named man of the final.
The winners bagged the prize money of Rs 2,32,232 and a silver trophy. The runners up bagged Rs 1,51,551.
Semi-final losers Rohit XI, Vasco and Sai Ganesh Royal, Usgao were awarded with cash prize of 51,500 each.