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Bengaluru Badshahs Lift 5th Deaf Indian Premier League Title

06:26 PM Apr 21, 2024 IST | NEWS Desk
bengaluru badshahs lift 5th deaf indian premier league title
Bengaluru Badshahs Lift 5th Deaf Indian Premier League Title

New Delhi [India]: Bengaluru Badshahs became the champions of the fifth Deaf Indian Premier League coveted trophy.

"Sportspersons are the messengers of peace, harmony and prosperity. Watching specially-abled athletes performing in the field brings one an ecstatic feeling", commented, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Sachin Kumar Vaishya (IAS) during the Closing Ceremony of the 5th Deaf Indian Premier League, organised by the Indian Deaf Cricket Association (IDCA) at Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu.

Sachin Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion, while Sher Singh ADDC Jammu and Ranjeet Kalra, Ace Sports Administrator and Member of J&K Sports Council were the guests of honour. Rajesh Dhar.

Media Manager JKCA; Baljinder Singh, Chief Sports Officer JKSC; Suraj Bhan Singh, Judo Coach and Pawandeep Kaur, Athletics Coach were the special guests.

Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Jammu said, "Everyone wants to contribute to society in one or the other way, adding as Administrators and the Officers dealing with offices and files is never a big task, however, performance of specially-abled athletes is always an uphill task.

"Specially-abled persons are the real heroes of society. They deserve appreciation and salutations," Sachin Kumar said.

Earlier, Ranjeet Kalra welcomed the chief guest and praised the organisers and the sponsors for holding the event in a most befitting manner.
Deaf Bengaluru Badshahs and Deaf Hyderabad Eagles emerged as joint winners of the title. However, Bengaluru Badshahs were declared the winners on toss of the coin.

Sudershan of Deaf Hyderabad Eagles was declared as the player of the final match and the best bowler, while Virender Singh of Bengaluru Badshahs and Umar Ashraf Beigh of Hyderabad Eagles was adjudged as the best Wicketkeeper/best Fielder of the League.

Suhail Ahmed of Hyderabad Eagles, Deepak Kumar of Punjab Warriors and Sai Naresh of Chennai Blasters were awarded for Super Sixes, Most wickets in one match and Fastest Fifty respectively.

The chief guest, Sh Sachin Kumar and the guest of honour, Ranjeet Kalra alongwith the special guests distributed trophies, cash awards and individual medals among the players of the winners and the runners-up teams.
A cash prize of Rs 300000 (Three lakh) was presented to Bengaluru Badshahs and Hyderabad Eagles.

The League was held under the supervision of Sumit Jain, President IDCA, while Mirza Momin Beigh was the Coordinator of the event and Peerzada Shahid as the Translator.

While presenting the vote of thanks Sumit Jain expressed gratitude to Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor Sh Manoj Sinha, University of Jammu and J&K Sports Council for their large heartedness and cooperation in organising the cricket league.

He also thanked Deepak Gupta, President of Traders Federation Ware House for sponsoring refreshments for all the players on all four match days.

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