Biddatanda Day 4: Kavan Cariappa's hat-trick spurs Cherumandanda

Biddatanda Day 4: Kavan Cariappa's hat-trick spurs Cherumandanda

Riding on a fine hat-trick by Kavan Cariappa, Cherumandanda registered a facile 6-3 victory against Mandira (Madapura) in their league tie in Kodava family hockey tournament for Biddatanda Cup here on Thursday.

Keerthan scored a brace for Cherumandada. Interestingly, the spectators cheered for Mandira which was studded with three kids. A father-son duo also played for Madapura team.

Thriller
In a edge-of-the-seat thriller, Mevada staved off a stiff challenge by Aichettira. Mevada prevailed 5-4 in a tie-breaker. In other thrilling contests on Thursday, Kannatanda defeated Ketolira via tie-breaker while Ballachanda beat Matranda 6-4.

Other teams which made it to next rounds are Cheyyanda, Udiyanda, Paradanda, Pattacheruvanda, Appacheranda, Bolakaranda, Allaranda, Chiyakapupuvanda, Kandanda, Kabbachira, Chappanda and Mallamada.