Deputy Commissioner XI wins Friendly Cricket Tournament, defeating City Police Commissioner’s team. View the highlights and the team’s victory photo!
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Deputy Commissioner XI Triumphs in Friendly Cricket Tournament
The Deputy Commissioner (DC) XI emerged victorious in the one-day Friendly Cricket Tournament held at the Firing Range Grounds at the foot of Chamundi Hill. The team achieved this feat by defeating the City Police Commissioner’s (PC) team by 10 runs in the final match.
In a thrilling final showdown, the DC XI, who batted first after winning the toss, scored an impressive 128 runs for the loss of two wickets in the stipulated 10 overs. The Police Commissioner’s XI, chasing a target of 129 runs to win, could only muster 119 runs for the loss of 4 wickets, ultimately losing the match by 10 runs.
Key Performances and Results
Deputy Commissioner Dr. K.V. Rajendra played a pivotal role in securing the win for the DC XI, as he emerged as the highest run scorer for his team with an impressive 43 runs. On the opposing side, the Police Commissioner’s team began promisingly with openers Divakar and Vasudev scoring half-centuries. However, the team faltered after their dismissal, failing to maintain the tempo and ultimately mustering only 119 runs in 10 overs.
Furthermore, the Superintendent of Police (SP) team clinched the third-place spot, while the Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) team secured the fourth spot in the tournament.
Inauguration and Dignitaries
The tournament was inaugurated by DC Dr. Rajendra and City Police Commissioner B. Ramesh in a simple ceremony. DCPs M. Muthuraj and S. Jhanavi, Addl. SP Dr. B.N. Nandini, and other police personnel were also present to grace the occasion.
This event not only showcased the competitive spirit among the different teams but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and sportsmanship among the law enforcement and administrative authorities.
In conclusion, the one-day Friendly Cricket Tournament provided an opportunity for Deputy Commissioner Dr. K.V. Rajendra and City Police Commissioner B. Ramesh to lead their respective teams in a display of skill, teamwork, and sportsmanship. The event exemplified the importance of such recreational activities in promoting unity and cooperation among the various departments and organizations.
Overall, the tournament was not only a celebration of athletic prowess but also a testament to the enduring spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie.