Kumaon and Shivalik – the two giants of the sport- met each other in a high-voltage match, both determined to outdo the other and taste sweet victory. With experienced (as well as inter-IIT) players on both sides, the teams were well-balanced in all terms and hence, the match was a spectacle to watch for everyone. The first set began with both teams going neck-to-neck against each other.
By Mihik Agrawal
It was set to be a David versus Goliath contest. Jwalamukhi, the defending champions and perennial title favourites, up against Satpura, a team who had defied all odds to make it here, akin to Leicester City in the Premier League,
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
The first semi final was a total annihilation of Udaigiri by Girnar as the winners took the match by 55-17. The superior gameplay of Girnar was characterized by their swift passing and on-point shooting. The first quarter started with sluggishness from both sides, but Girnar soon upped the tempo, and scored freely to end the quarter with 14-3.
It was early for a Saturday at IITD when the T20 cricket match between Shivalik and Vindhyachal began. Vindy won the toss and elected to bowl first. The match began on a high note but lost steam midway. Singles and doubles kept the run-rate for Shivalik to be roughly at 8 per over as the team made 163 runs
By Deevanshu Goyal