Kodava family cricket: Parlakoti team emerge champions
Parlakoti team has won the ‘Academy Cup 2012’ cricket tournament between Kodava Gowda families organised by Kodagu Gowda Cultural Academy.
Parlakoti beat Urubail team by eight wickets in the final match held at Madikeri district stadium recently to win the cup consecutively for the second time. Urubail team batted first and scored just 45 runs in 10 overs, losing eight wickets. Naveen was the top run scorer with 12 runs. Darshna and Sajan of Parlakoti bagged two wickets. Parlakoti team successfully chased an average total just in 7.3 overs with eight wickets in hand. Saman played a decisive role in the match with 16 runs.
Sajan of Parlakoti team bagged both ‘man of the match’ and ‘man of the series’ awards in the tournament, which was held for two weeks.
Mohan of Urubail team emerged as best bowler while Urubail Harish was the best batsman.
Parlakoti Darshan, Dambekodi Deepu, Parlakoti Sajan won best wicket keeper, best fielder and best all rounder awards respectively. Muddiyana Parashuram won the special prize for scoring 94 runs.
Kattemane Cup 2013
Kattemane team will organise Kodagu family cricket tournament in 2013. Academy president Tuntaje Ganesh handed over the responsibility by handing over beetle leaves to Kattemane family heads.
Throw ball award
Paremane team won the throw ball tourney organised for women for the first time. Kompuli, Muddiyana and Tuntaje teams were in second, third and fourth places respectively.