Mangaluru, Apr 02, 2018 : The Mangalore United team owned by MLA Moidin Bawa has clinched the Mangalore Premier League Cricket Trophy by registering an easy victory of 8 wickets against Karkala Gladiators.
Batting first the Karkala Gladiators was bundled out for 72 runs in 16.1 overs. The Mangalore United reached the winning target in 9.1 overs by losing only 2 wickets in the final match held at B.R. Ambedkar Stadium, Panambur Mangalore. This tournament was jointly organized by the Brand Vision Events, Mangalore Occasionals and Sea Bird Cricket Academy with the approval and guidance of Karnataka State Cricket Association.
The Winners received a Trophy and cash prize of Rs.6,00,000 whereas runners-up received a trophy with a cash prize of Rs.3,00,000.
Nithin Mulki was adjudged as Man of the Series award and he has received American Bike from U M Renegrade Company apart from Rs. 25,000 cash prize. Akshay Ballal of Mangalore United has secured the Man of the Match Award as well as purple cap for best bowling performance. Nihal Ullal of T4 Super King has received the Orange Cap for the best batting performance. The Ali Warriors has bagged the fair play award. Macniel Noronha, aged 15 years has received best budding cricketer award.
Prizes were distributed by Alex Lewis of DNI company, the main sponsor of the tournament. Manohar Amin, Convener, KSCA Mangalore Zone delivered the vote of thanks.