Kukris claims trophy in style

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 25 June 2017

Kukris needed a very special performance from their table tennis team, which stunned Musketeers 99-46 to notch up a 14-point victory.

Pune: Kukris edged Musketeers 256-242 to emerge winners of the PYC Rebound Sports 309 Racquet League at PYC Hindu Gymkhana here on Saturday.

Kukris started on a dull note as they went down 81-100 to Musketeers in tennis. Things got worse for Kukris as they lost the badminton contest 76-96.

To turn the tables around, Kukris needed a very special performance from their table tennis team, which stunned Musketeers 99-46 to notch up a 14-point victory.

Results:
Final: Kukris bt Musketeers 256-242
Tennis: Kukris lost to Musketeers 81-100 (Amogh Behere and Parag Chopda lost to Aditya Madkekar and Riya Joshi 19-31; Sangram Patil and Ankit Damle lost to Sachin Abhyankar and  Amit Mahajani 7-15; Varun Khare and Ruchita Jana lost to Aditya Abhyankar and Arin Mali 9-11; Amogh Behere and  Bhagyashree Deshpande bt Tejas Kinjawdekar and Mihir Kelkar 15-14; Shailesh Limaye and Abhijit Ganu bt Sarang Pabalkar and Tushar Nagarkar 31-29).

Badminton: Kukris lost to Musketeers 76-96 (Kedar Nadgonde and Ankit Damle lost to Ishan Talvalkar and Tejas Kinjawdekar 20-31; Sandeep Sathe and Param Joshi bt Tushar Nagarkar and Rajshekhar K 15-13; Pratham Wani and Varun Khare bt Eshaan Lagu and Aditya Abhyankar 11-6; Kedar Nadgonde and Parag Chopda lost to Mihir Vinze and Tanmay Agashe 9-15; Sangram Patil and Aditi Rode lost to Makarand Chitale and Mihir Kelkar 21-31).

Table Tennis: Kukris bt Musketeers 99-46 (Ashish Bodas and Jayant M.bt Tushar Nagarkar and Kaustubh Deshpande 31-4; Sandeep Sathe and Sangram Patil bt Tejas Kinjwdekar and Kedar Talwalkar 15-11; Vedant Chopde and Varun Khare bt Arin Mali and Aditya Abhyankar 11-5.

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