After having a dream run yesterday, defeating Aravali and Shivalik in consecutive matches and securing a quarter-final berth, Nilgiri’s luck finally ran out against Satpura. With this victory Satpura has qualified for the semis and has also booked a spot in the Group A for next year’s tournament.
By Utkarsh Garg
In a tense semi-final between two fierce rivals it was Jwala who emerged victorious 1-0 to advance to the finals.
Jwala started the match in fine form and attacked brilliantly. They went 1-0 up in the fifth minute itself with the help of a goal from Mohit who scored on volley from the excellent cross provided by Rohan. This set the whole ground on fire and Jwalites
Recently, IIT Delhi Aquatics team came home to a hero’s reception. And deservedly so. After all, they have made us proud in this year’s Inter-IIT Aquatics Meet held in IIT Kanpur.
Every team works diligently in a quest to improve until it reaches the pinnacle of sporting excellence and this year’s result shows that IIT Delhi’s aquatics team is marching (or should I say swimming) on the right path. Last year, IIT Delhi Boys’ swimming team secured 5th position and this year they secured the 3rd spot.
Sunday morning witnessed the second set of matches as part of the inter-hostel matches in tennis. This time it was Nilgiri vs Zanskar. The clash started with Abhay from Nil taking on Saurabh from Zanskar in the best of 3 sets singles match.
It seemed that the cold weather had got the better of both the teams as the basketball match between Jwala and Nil in the evening remained slow for most of the game. Jwala scored first yet the team lacked the vigour that it had displayed yesterday against Kara.
On a cold and windy night, Girnar were too hot for Udaigiri as they registered their first win of the
pool stage. Matchday 1 of the new semester had provided a couple of entertaining and high scoring
clashes, and a sizeable crowd from each hostel had assembled at the touchline. Girnar were clad in
their plain all-whites, whereas the Udai “Eagles” donned sky blue. Girnar showed the difference in
quality between the two sides right from kickoff, with a flurry of attacks with Udai just managed to
keep at bay. Aman misseda golden chance to put Girnar ahead in just the 3rd minute.