The 19th instalment of the Spirit of Cricket Tournament concluded with the finals held on March 26 at Auckland Domain. NZ Telangana City Boys and Desi Warriors competed for the championship in the final match with NZ Telangana pinching the title in a thrilling final.
The migrant community cricket championship is a major tournament hosted annually with a purpose to bring the youth of the community together. The first tournament of Spirit of Cricket was held in 1998 that saw participation from Telugu, Marathi, Goan, Parsi, Kannada, Bengali, and Tamil community teams. It has now grown into a steady annual feature in the cricket calendar of Auckland Indians.
The tournament was supported by V Giri of Relianz Forex, who has been a patron for the last five years. CricHQ, a digital platform for cricket matches, along with other community organisations supported the event.
Source: The Indian Weekender