Casagrand in association with Deaf EnAbled Foundation hosts T-20 Cricket Championship for the Deaf
The South zone T-20 cricket championship witnessed four teams with 11 players each competing against each other for the coveted trophy
Elder sister of renowned Indian cricketer Washington Sundar, Ms Shailaja Sundar, a professional state level cricketer along with Mr Vimesh P, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Casagrand honored Puducherry Rhinos winners of the series, with the prestigious trophy along with a cash prize of Rs 25000
Chennai, 5 April, 2023: In a bid to encourage talented hearing-impaired athletes of the country, Casagrand, one of the leading real estate developers of South India organized the South Zone T-20 Cricket Championship for the Deaf. In collaboration with the Deaf EnAbled Foundation, the grand tournament was held at the YMCA Cricket Stadium in Chennai on 18th and 19th of March 2023. Ms Shailaja Sundar, elder sister of renowned Indian Cricketer Washington Sundar and Mr Vimesh P, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Casagrand, graced the occasion as the guests of honor, along with Mr T.K.M.Sandeep, Founder of Deaf EnAbled Foundation. The championship league witnessed Puducherry Rhinos lifting the prestigious trophy.
Evoking the notion of inclusivity in the world of athletics, the cricket championship for the deaf featured four skilled teams – Tamil Nadu Bulls, Andhra Lions, Telangana Tigers and Puducherry Rhinos contending against each other, on Saturday over six matches to bag the coveted title. Along with laying out a competitive environment, this captivating cricket tournament provided an ideal platform for all the young and deaf cricketers to overcome obstacles and showcase their talent to the world. The audience witnessed the eliminator round on Sunday before progressing towards the finals, and beheld Puducherry Rhinos as the winners of the championship.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr Vimesh P, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Casagrand, said, “We are delighted to have been associated with the Deaf EnAbled Foundation to organize such an unique event in the city. Casagrand has always been at the forefront of contributing to the society by partaking in such meaningful events. We believe that, through this association, we will aspire to help prospective cricket players from the community to get one step closer to their ambitions. We congratulate the winners on their success and wish them the best for their future endeavours.”
The final match of the South T20 Championship League was played between team Puducherry Rhinos and Telangana Tigers, where the Puducherry Rhinos won the match by 8 wickets.
Cricketer Mr K Logesh from Puducherry Rhinos was awarded as the Man of the Series.
Mr M Mahadevan of Puducherry Rhinos was recognized as the best batsman of the series and Mr M Arun Kumar of Puducherry Rhinos was bestowed with the honour of the Best Bowler of the Series.
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