NIT Tiruchirappalli emerge winners in basketball tourney

Chennai: NIT Tiruchirapalli won the overallchampionship of the All India Inter-NIT Sports meet, held at NIT Tiruchirapalli. NIT Trichy men won the cricket, volleyball and basketball while NIT women won the volleyball tourney to emerge as the overall winner.

Inter-NIT is the annual sports fiesta where participants from NITs all over India come together to compete in a variety of exhilarating sports. Out of the 31 existing NITs, participants from 24 of them including Nagpur, Surathkal, Calicut, Mizoram, Jalandhar,. Sikkim, Srinagar etc., participated in the tournament.

The tournament was held for four days in which around 1400 players participated in more than 200 match league and knockout tournaments in basketball, volleyball and cricket. A Myilvaganan IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, C&T, Tiruchirappalli congratulated the overall winner of the tournament NIT, Tiruchirappalli for their efforts.

Overall results:

Cricket:

NIT Tiruchirappalli – 139/6 in 18.4 overs defeated NIT Surathkal 136/5 in 20 overs

Volley ball:

NIT Tiruchirappalli Women Won the match against Jalandhar by 2-0 sets.
NIT Tiruchirappalli Men Won the match against Nagpur by 3-0 sets.

Basketball:

NIT Tiruchirappalli Men won the match against Surathkal by 69-48 shoots.
NIT Calicut Women won the match against Jalandhar by 38-26 shoots.

NT Bureau