ICYM unit of Brahmavar Holy Family Church under the sponsorship of SEVA Spirit-brahmavar organized first of its kind, cricket tournament for the churches of Kallianpur and Kundapur deaneries(Varado) of mangalore diocess. The tournament was held at Nirmala High school ground on January 22nd 2012.
ICYM units of two deaneries, 18 teams from different churches have participated in the tournament, was inaugurated by Fr Ivan Rodrigues, Kallianpur Deanary ICYM director by lighting the lamp. Fr Anthony Vaz, parish priest of Holy Family church and director ICYM, ICYM coordinator Jeevan Fernandes, council secretary Janet DSouza, Fr Dominic, Holy family church, Santhosh Banz ex president of SEVA Spirit Brahmavar and Mario Barnes president of ICYM Brahmavar unit were the other dignitaries present on the dais.
The tournament was of 40 yards, 4 overs match for each team. The first match of the tournament held between Pethri ICYM unit and Brahmavar ICYM units which was won by Brahmavar ICYM.
ICYM Gangolli Immaculate Conception of BVM church team made the maiden SEVA trophy-2012 to their side by magnificently defeating ICYM unit of St PIUS X, church Hanglur, Kundapur. ICYM Gangolli team over powered the ICYM St PIUS X, team, by their fantastic bowling, batting and energy filled fielding in all the matches they played.
Fr Antony Vaz, Fr Sudeep, Sponsors of the tournament- members of SEVA Spirit brahmavar Mr Santosh Banz, Mr Joeal Almeida, Raviprakash Gonsalves also President Block Congress minority unit, Mr Christopher Fenandes, Mark DSouza, Sebastian Rodrigues and Janet Dsouza were present for the Prize distribution ceremony and felicitated the winners with SEVA TROPHY-2012.
Along with Winners and Runners up trophy the trophies were also given out to Man of the match, Best Bowler, Best Batsman and Man of the Tournament.
Man of the match was won by Mr Praveen of Immaculate Conception of BVM church Gangoli. Who took 4 wickets in the final match included a hat trick.
Man of the tournament won by Melric of St Pius X, Hanglur ICYM Unit for his 58 Runs and 10 wickets in the tournament. He also bagged the best bowler award.