Mumbai wins Buchi Babu Memorial Title of Cricket [ Current Affairs ]
About Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy: The memorial trophy has been named after Mothavarapu Buchi Babu Naidu. He was born in 1868 and was an Indian cricket pioneer and also a socialite till 1908.
- He found the Madras Presidency Matches in Tamil nadu.
- He is considered as father of South Indian cricket.
- After his death, in honoring of him an annual cricket tournament .
Mumbai wins the trophy :
- It has won the Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy in the All India invitation cricket tournament
- In the final match played at Chennai, they defeated Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Districts (TNCA) XI team by six wickets.
- Mumbai in the chase had scored 166 runs for four in 45.2 overs against TNCA XI team which had made 163 all out in 74 overs.
- Mumbai’s Herwadkar (108 runs) and Tare (53 runs) helped them to be victorious.
- Mumbai’s Surya Kumar Yadav was adjudged as the Man of the Series
- Published on: September 11, 2015