|The Winning Team|
First match of the season and Manipal Dubai proved to be the winner already. The team defeated the American University of Dubai in the 5th edition of the Maxtalent Pride Cup Inter – University cricket tournament which was held on 1st November 2011 in Sharjah.
Manipal's decision to bat first made a total of 141 runs while American University of Dubai rounded up their total to just 89 runs.
|Saurabh Gir made man of the match|
Saurabh Gir, freshmen in the university this year made most of the runs making him the "Max Way Player of the match" for his amazing all-round performance in the game.
"Winning the first game of the season feels great, it was a major team effort, and everyone is in the right frame of mind and we no doubt will give our best, in order to get through the semis,” said Gir.
The semifinals between American University of Sharjah and Manipal University, Dubai will take place on the 13th November, 2011.
We wish the team all the best.
By Nazia Fatma
Photos provided by Saurabh Gir