By Rishabh Kumar
On the night of the inter-hostel table tennis semi-finals, Jwala put up a fight, but, could not prevent Satpura from securing a berth in the final, setting up a title clash with Girnar. Tanuj, from Satpura, started the proceedings against Jwala’s Bunny.
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.
The evening of 23rd Jan witnessed the most awaited match for volleyball enthusiasts as Zanskar and Nilgiri clashed in the finals of Volleyball for the winner’s title. A large crowd from both hostels had assembled to cheer and support their respective teams. The 3 set match began on a high note as players filled with zeal gave their best.
In a quarter-final encounter between Zanskar and Udaigiri , the experience of the inter –IIT laden Zanskar proved to be too much to handle for the young Udaigiri side. Udaigiri won the toss and elected to bowl first. Zanskar looked on the top right from the word go and hammered the bowlers on will in the first 6 overs.
By Aman Rai
There were three matches in total, the first and third being singles. The first singles was taken by Girnar's Akash Yadav against Jwala's Sandeep Yadav, the score was 2-0. The first set (21-14) was nearly a one sided finish by Akash. Sandeep fought hard in the second set (21-19) but in vain.
The Girnar supporters looked happy after a great head start.
Where a lot of rumours had been afloat about Kumaon wanting a draw today , the sheer absurdness of the Claim could be seen by the amount of effort The Kumaon Team put in however Three lead players were out to see the Cubs(freshers) play. It was a do or die situation for Ara