Third edition of the National Wheelchair Cricket Championship held in Rajasthan . Uttar Pradesh claimed the championship trophy by defeating Haryana in this seven-day tournament .
Udaipur (Rajasthan) (India), December 7 (PNN): The third edition of the National Wheelchair Cricket Championship was held in the city of lakes Udaipur, with a world record being broken on Saturday.Uttar Pradesh claimed the championship trophy by defeating Haryana in this seven-day tournament.Haryana finished second, and last year's champions Punjab were eliminated this season in the league match.President Prashant Agarwal of Narayan Seva Sansthan reported that the world's biggest wheelchair cricket tournament had been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for the first time.The Uttar Pradesh team that won the championship in this tournament of determination, zeal, and passion earned a cash prize of Rs 2.50 lakh.The runner-up Haryana team earned Rs 1.50 lakh from the Narayan seva Sansthan, and Sansthan President Prashant Aggarwal expressed satisfaction with his record of setting the new national wheelchair championship record and said that the sansthan will continue to support National Para Games through its Sports Academy.In the presence of Olympian and Arjuna Awardee Dhulchand Damor, District Collector Tarach and Meena, Tikamchand Bohra, CEO of the Rajasthan State Heritage Conservation and Promotion Authority, Abhijeet Singh of the Rajasthan Royals, Rajasthan Tribal Commission member Pannalal Meena, District Swimming Association President Chandragupt Singh Chauhan, District Sports Officer Shakeel Hussain, and International Cricket Umpir Rafiq The enthusiasm of the winning team and their supporters was felt during this period.Padmashree Kailash Manav, the institute's founder, gave a talk to the guests about the 38-year service journey of education, therapy, and rehabilitation of the disabled, which took place at RCA stadium in the presence of hundreds of cricket lovers. In the first over, three important batsmen of the Haryana team returned to the pavilion.The team lost the first wicket on the first ball, the second on the fourth ball, and the final ball of the third over.The Uttar Pradesh team all out Haryana in 14 overs as a result of this, and the team was put into danger as a result of a quick wicket loss.The UP team, led by captain Somjit Singh, won the championship trophy in 6.2 overs without losing a wicket, in the spirit of triumph. AnmolVashisht, the first batsman of UP in the tournament, was selected as the best bowler, Gaurav Yadav, the best fielder from UP, and Shailesh Yadav, the man of the series from UP, were selected as the best bowler, and Karnataka was named the most disciplined team.