PANAJI: Government College, Quepem beat MES College, Zuarinagar in the finals by 4 wickets to win All Goa inter-collegiate tennis ball cricket tournament organised by Vidya Vikas Mandal’s G R Kare college of Law, Margao.
Overall, sixteen colleges participated in the tournament. Manager of Nehru Stadium, Fatorda Gurudas Vernekar inaugurated the tournament in presence of assistant stadium manager Bhise. In the first semifinals, MES College, Zuarinagar defeated Govt College of Pharmacy by nine wickets while Govt College, Quepem beat Dhempe College in the other last four clash.
In the finals, MES could only manage to set a target of 42 runs for Govt College, Quepem, who restricted their opponents with excellent fielding and then chased the target with Prasad top-scoring with 16 runs. Shubham (14) and Amar (12) were the other scorers as Govt College won by four wickets. Prasad of Govt College, Quepem was adjudged Man of the match while Ajay Kumar of MES College bagged Man of the tournament award.
Vice-president of Vidya Vikas Mandal Adv Pritam Morais was chief guest and gave away the trophies and cash prizes in presence of principal Arun Nadkarni and Sports director Prof Manoj Hede.