Indirabai Joshi, Under-18 basketball championship: Dastur Girls booked their tickets to Semi-FinalAugust 12, 2019, Pune
It was the first match of the tournament for Sardar Dastur Nosherwar Girls High School and they secured an easy 42-17 win over Cross Over to enter the semi-final of 14th Late Indirabai Joshi Memorial under-18 Girikand Cup District Championship on Saturday.
Dastur girls were lucky to get three walk over games in the first round and the team played its first match at the Deccan Gymkhana courts.
Led by the 18-year-old captain Sudhiksha Kulkarni, Dastur girls had five under-13 players playing in the team, and they managed to deliver an impressive performance. Kulkarni who has played nine national championships so far was pleased with her team’s performance.
Taking 19-6 lead in the half time, Dastur girls were playing with ease and never looked troubled by the challenges, which opposition threw at them. With final score-line resulting in 42-17, Dastur Girls moved to the Semi-Final with certain ease.