Gujarat bag U-19 Vinoo Mankad trophy along with Punjab

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Ahmedabad, Nov 15 (UNI) Gujarat and Punjab were declared joint winners by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the Vinoo Mankad all-India U-19 trophy today, being played at Agartala in Tripura.

Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) president Narahari Amin announced Rs 3 lakh cash prize for the team led by Priyank Panchal.

After overnight showers washed out the finals between Gujarat and Punjab, a decision was made to announce both the teams as joint winners. An elated Amin announced the cash prize of Rs 3 lakh for the U-19 team.

Congratulating the team coach Chetan Makda by phone on the victory, Amin said it is the first time that Gujarat team won the all-india U-19 championship.

The team will leave Agartala tomorrow for Kolkata and arrive here in the evening at around 1800 hrs, said GCA sources.


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