Former India Captain All Praise For Kerala Girls
Shantha Rangaswamy inaugurates Vasthu Niketha Cup
On Jul 25, 2018


Trivandrum: Former India captain Shantha Rangaswamy inaugurated the inaugural P Sreekumar memorial all-Kerala girls under-16 cricket championship for Vasthu Niketha Cup at the KCA-St. Xaviers Ground at Thumba today.

“The Kerala women are multitalented and with the consistent support of the cricket governing bodies in the state, the girls will home more glory, she said after opening the tournament by driving a ball bowled by Sohan Kumar, a senior coach.


The inaugural function was attended by Vinod S Kumar, secretary, Trivandrum District Cricket Association, Shabeena Jacob, chairperson, women’s cricket selection committee, and teams and officials from eight districts.

The league-cum-knockout annual tournament is being held from July 25-29 in association with TDCA and under the official supervision of Kerala Cricket Association.

The first inter-district tournament for girls in Kerala is organised in association with Trivandrum District Cricket Association to both support women’s cricket and to empower girls, said its organisers, Arc Festivals.

The tournament is being held as a memorial to the late P Sreekumar, who was one of the most respected coaches in Thiruvananthapuram.

The participating district teams are from Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Wayanadu, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha and Kollam (two teams).

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