State Level Paraplegic Cricket (Sitting and Standing)

paraplegic Cricket (109)Tamil Nadu Para Sitting Cricket Association & Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore Campus, jointly organized State Level Paraplegic Cricket (Sitting and Standing), at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya play grounds, on 23rd & 24th July, 2016.

Totally 120 paraplegic cricket players of eight teams participated in this tournament. In the inaugural function, Rtn. K.A. Kuriachan, Past District Governor – Rotary District 3201, Coimbatore, was the chief guest and delivered the chief guest address, Rev. Swami Abhiramananda Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore, presided over the function. Dr. S. Alagesan, Professor and Head, Welcomed the gathering. Dr. M.S. Nagarajan, Senior Sports Manager, Special Olympics Asia Pacific International, briefly introduced about the sitting paraplegic cricket and released for the first time official rule book for the game.

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Pool – A Pool – B
S.No Team S.No Team
1 Chennai District 1 Kannaiyakumari District
2 Thanjavur District 2 Tirunelveli District
3 Erode District 3 Tuticorin District
4 Coimbatore District    

 

Date TIMING PROGRAMME GROUND Winner
23.07.2016 09.30 – 11.00 am Chennai Vs Thanjavur (Sitting) MCPE Ground Chennai
11.00 – 12.30 pm Kanniyakumari Vs Tirunelveli (Sitting) MCPE Ground Kanniyakumari
02.00 – 03.30 pm Thanjavur Vs Erode (Sitting) MCPE Ground Thanjavur
03.30 – 05.00 pm Tuticorin Vs Tirunelveli (Sitting) MCPE Ground Tuticorin
09.30 – 11.00 am Coimbatore  Vs Erode (Sitting) GAPEY Ground Erode
02.00 – 03.30 pm Chennai Vs Coimbatore (Sitting) GAPEY Ground Chennai
24.07.2016 09.00 – 10.30 am Chennai Vs Erode (Sitting) MCPE Ground Chennai
10.30 – 12.00 pm Thanjavur Vs Coimbatore (Sitting) MCPE Ground Coimbatore
09.30 – 11.00 am Kanniyakumari Vs Tuticorin (Sitting) GAPEY Ground Kanniyakumari
12.00 – 01.30 pm FINAL – STANDING

Tamil Nadu Vs Pondicherry

MCPE Ground Tamil Nadu
03.30 – 05.00 pm FINAL – SITTING

Chennai Vs Kanniyakumari

MCPE Ground Kanniyakumari

Mr. P.R.G. Arun Kumar, MLA – Constituency of Coimbatore (North), AIADMK Party, was introduced to the players and he witness the match played between Kanniyakumari Vs Tirunelveli (Sitting). Mr. RK. Rajan, Senior Advocate, Coimbatore Court, was also introduced to the players and he witnessed the match. Mr. Daniel Victor, Chief Auditor, VITAE International was introduced to the players and he also witnessed the matches and encouraged the players.

The valedictory function started at 05.00 pm in the GAPEY University prayer hall. Rev. Swami Abhiramananda Maharaj, Administrative Head, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore Campus, presided over the function. Lion R. Karana Boopathi, LCIF – Coordinator, Lions Club of Coimbatore was the chief guest and delivered the chief guest address. Dr. PJ. Sebastian, Professor, Welcomed the gathering. Dr. MS. Nagarajan, Senior Sports Manager, Special Olympics Asia Pacific, presented a brief report on Sitting Paraplegic and Standing Cricket tournament. Trophies, Cash award and certificates were distributed to the participants and the winners by the dignitaries. We appreciate and congratulate all the participants.