Nagpur: The 40th Senior Softball National Championship under the aegis of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav will be organised from January 12-16 at Kasturchand Park and Nashikrao Tirpude College ground.
Around 1,500 players and 150 officials from 30 men’s and women’s teams will participate in the tournament. The tournament will act as selection trials for selecting probables for men’s softball World Cup and Women’s Asian Championship to be held later, Chetan Mahadik, Organising Secretary of Softball Association of Nagpur, said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Others present at the press meet include Piyush Ambulkar, Prakash Chandrayan and Samir Arbat.
Tennis from Jan 19:
The second edition of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav tennis tournament will be organised from January 19-23 at MSLTA Tennis Academy, Ramnagar. The Vidarbha-level tournament will have participants participating from districts like Amravati, Wardha, Hinganghat, Akola and Pusad etc. The matches will be played at CP Club and Gondwana Club. The tournament consists of seven different categories and the matches will be played on a knock-out basis. Around 500 participants are expected to participate. The entry fee for the tournament is Rs 200. All the matches will be conducted as per the rules of AITA, said Convenor Vijay Naidu.
The winning team will be awarded with Rs 5000 in cash and the runner-up team will get Rs 3000 cash prize. For registration, interested participants can contact Vijay Naidu at Shubham Tower, RPTS Road. Present during the press conference were SatishWade,Prakash Chandrayan and Piyush Ambulkar.