Monday, November 29, 2010
BIS #2150 BOX CRICKET FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED
PUNE, NOVEMBER 28, 2010: Don Bosco Youth Centre organized the annual two day box-cricket tournament for the underprivileged children from the slums on November 27 and November 28, 2010. Around seventeen teams participated in the tournament and it was an opportunity to motivate and bring out the talents of the boys. Over the years the institute has organized a number of similar tournaments for underprivileged youngsters.
The finals were played between Unique Boys and Chhatrapati Warriors. The Chhatrapati Warriors won the toss and decided to bat and posted a competitive total of forty eight runs. The batsmen of Unique Boys started off well and steadily increased their run rate. With a loss of just one wicket the Unique Boys won the tournament and Rishikesh Ahirwar bagged the trophy as the player of the tournament. The best batsman award went to Raj Shede and the best bowler award was given to Raman.
The Rector of Don Bosco Youth Centre, Fr. Vincent Rasquinha handed over the prizes to the winners. The Fathers and Brothers of Don Bosco Youth Centre created one more memorable day in the lives of the boys for whom they have dedicated their lives.