Father’s Day Celebration in style – IIW All Ladies Cricket Championship 2022

(Asian Independent)

‘Still, I’m in my dreams… Can’t imagine it was like movie style – Lagaan and Kartika was Bhuvan (Aamir khan) of our team’, 

From Anjana Agarwal (Player CHAMPIONS BLUE SKYWALKERS)

What an unbelievably nail-biting finish by the Blue Skywalkers in the final match against the tough Orpington Ocelots.  The winning sixer was hit by Kartika from Blue Skywalkers. Then there was no stopping of the scream and jubilance hugs and tears of joy. Captain Kiran Tankella was ecstatic as this was the first time most in the team had played cricket.

Honourable Trustees of Indian Gymkhana Club, Mr Sutantar Soni and Mr Raj Bancil were present throughout and played a pivotal role in offering the prestigious venue, Indian Gymkhana Club Osterley to for non-playing, home makers passionate Cricket lovers to live their dreams.

Chief Guest of the day were Mayor Southwark, Cllr Sunil Chopra and Mayoress Mrs Varsha Chopra ji.

Guests of Honour were Former MP Mary Macleod, Ms Khushbu Jain (Eminent Inspiring Lawyer Supreme Court of India) and Former PC Ms Purnima Rawal and respected Mr Ravi Sharma who as usual sheer brilliance kept the crowd engaged and entertained with remarkable ease.

Special Guests were Cllr Bandna Chopra, Cllr Ranjit Pendhar Singh Gill,  Cllr Prabhakar Kaza,  Cllr Allan Joseph.

Women of the match was sponsored by “JALTARANG” and was given jointly to Kartika singh Goud – (75 runs, winning sixer and 7 wickets) and Etika Agarwal (6 wkts and 80 runs). Commentators / Hosts  Baljinder Singh Rathour  Anita Anand Nayyar hosted the opening and closing ceremony. Ms Chinu Kishore and Mr Vijay Kamdar handled the score card meticulously. Umpires  Amit Vig, Vishal Sharma, Krishan Gopal, Gobind Verma handled the Umpiring and kept the bursting emotions and temper under control. DJ – YUVRAAJ* – You were amazing with your song collections .. this is the first time all of us had super fun with dancing to your music.

Here are the Teams –

Croydon Challengers

Gunjan Bhardwaj – Captain, Babita Maindan – Vice Captain, Varsha Nogaja, Dipika Shetty, Chamini Senevirathna, Anwesha Reddy, Vijaya Kumari Vakkanti, Swati Umale, Tinu Bansal, Namrata Revankar, Payal Sankhe, Sonal Patankar

Orpington Ocelots

Etika Agarwal (Captain)Sarika Handa (VC)Bhavika  SevaniMeera Srinivasan, Pallavi Bhaskar, Supritha Shetty, Spuritha Mokshgandam, Manisha Chauhan, Teena Naik, Manasvi

Rise and Shine

Pallavi VishwaKarma (captain), Arti Thakur (vice-captain)Jyothi BandaruRoopa sadhuKiran PeddireddiSwati SharmaMinal KathareMeera JagadishShwetha Murthy

Super Smashers

Shilpa Choudhary (Captain), Yogita Kaushik (VC ), Kanchan Pasalkar,Syamasundari Nukala, Ritu Sharma Pachori, Bindi Desai, Gauri Utturkar, Neha Jain, Nidhi Jain, Swati verma, Parimala

Legendary Londoners

HEENABA Zala (Captain), Abhnash Bains (Vice Captain) Narendrajeet Kaur, Shital Patel, Darshana, Saptati datta Riya, Payal

Blue Sky Walkers

Kiran Tankella (Captain), Anjana Agarwal ( VC ), Kartika Singh Goud, Swati Kirve, Samidha Jhaveri, Divya Chari, Neha Premgi, Anu Nair Mathievanan, Amuthini Mathievanan, Susany Mathan, Usha Parmar

Some of them kept pinching themselves that they actually played such thrilling matches with a gala family time in such bright sunny weather. Memories etched for life indeed.

   

 

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