Mumbai wins Buchi Babu Memorial Title of Cricket [ Current Affairs ]

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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