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  • Cricket: Thalooru beats Parlakoti to win Paikera Cup


    Thalooru side recorded a 16-run win against Parlakoti XI in the finals of Paikera Cup cricket tournament, organised by Kodagu Gowda Yuva Vedike at Gen K S Thimayya Stadium on Sunday.

    Opting to bat first, Thalooru scored 89/7 in 10 overs. In reply, Parlakoti could manage to score only 73 runs in their stipulated overs. The champion Thalooru won cash prize of Rs 50,000 along with a trophy. The runner up Parlakoti won Rs 35,000 along with a trophy. Uluvarana and Dambekodi teams managed to finish third and fourt respectively. They were given a cash prize of Rs 15,000 for featuring in semifinals. Sajan of Parlakoti was adjudged Man of the Series. Vikki of Thalooru won Best Batsman award while Mokshith of Uluvarana team won Best Bowler award. Jithu of Thalooru bagged Best All-rounder award. Gagan of Paikera was given a special award for hitting maximum sixes. A total of 210 family teams had taken part in the tournament.

    Arebhashe Sahitya Academy had organised a variety of cultural programmes during the concluding ceremony. Mysuru Anand and team performed “Hasya lahari” and Mysuru Savan team performed rock music programme.

    DPI, joint director (retd), Kompulira Anand, Devajan Mohan (education), Katrathana Belliappa and Pattada Prabhakar (literature), Cheriyamane Megha Prabhakar, Kuymudi Hani, Chondira Tavan, Merkaje Girish (sports), Bailera Pron-iksha (karate), Kangeera Sathish (cooperation), Pudiyaneravana Rishith Madaiah and Karnayyana Anoopa Cariappa (for designing logo) were felicitated.

    source: http://www.deccanherald.com / Deccan Herald / Home> District / DH News Service / Madikeri – May 08th, 2017

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