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Padubidri Macha Eleven lifts Navachethana Trophy-2017
Padubidri, Sept. 4th, 2017: Padubidri's Macha Eleven cricket team won the Navachethana Trophy-2017 tennis ball cricket tournament held at Padubidri Board school grounds on Sunday. They defeated Udupi's Symond's Cricketers Kadiyali in an exciting finals. The tournament was organised by Navachenthana cricketers held on two sundays.
The two teams had also fought in the finals of Ground Friends champions trophy held at the same venue around two weeks ago. That match was won by Symond's cricketers who had won 6 finals out 8 finals played in the reccent past. But Padubidri Macha Eleven dashed their chance of winning the 7th match.
The man of the match award went to Umesh Amin of Macha Eleven. Ashwin from Symond's cricketers wond the best bowler award and Chethan from the same team wond the best batsman award. The man of the series award went to Asif Padubidri of Macha Eleven.
Prize distribution: Padubidri cricketer' former cricketer and Udupi District Working Journalists Associations vice president Hareesh Kumar Hejmady, DSS leader Lokesh Anchan, Udupi District Press Club convenor Chethan PCadubidri, BJP Kaup Kshetra Samiti president Prakash Shett Padebettu, Gournd Friends president Prakash Acharya, contractor Mayyadi, JDS leadder Chandrahas Yermal, Munna, Sheikh, Navachethan criccket club president Hareesh Devadiga, Subramanya and Prakash Kerama distributed the prizes to the winners.