RDU starts campaign with a bang in All India Handball

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Nov 2017 11:04:55


Sports Reporter,

Hosts Rani Durgawati University (RDU), Jabalpur, team registered its strong presence by winning two consecutive matches on the inaugural day of All India Inter Zone University Handball (Men’s) Tournament, on Wednesday. The tournament is being played under the auspices of Rani Durgawati University, Department of Physical Education.

Special guests during the inaugural ceremony were Deputy Inspector General of Police (Home Guard), Vishad Tiwari, Madhya Pradesh High Court, Advocate General, Purushendra Kaurav, Rani Durgawati University, Vice-chancellor, Professor Kapil Deo Mishra and Assistant Registrar, Dr Deepesh Mishra.

Guests took introduction from players and declared the tournament open. Speaking on the occasion, guests applauded the initiative of university administration for organizing the All India tournament in a grand manner.
They welcomed the guest players and wished them for success in the tournament.

On inaugural day of the tournament, Rani Durgawati University team started its victory run by registering maiden victory over strongest team of Punjab University, Chandigarh by the lead of 30-19 goals. In its second match, RDU team routed Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara team by the margin of 44-24 goals and proved its mettle in the tournament.

Besides, Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana routed Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga by 32–30 goals, Anna University Chennai cleared Tilak Manjhi University Bhagalpur by 31–29 goals, Solapur University defeated Krishna University Machilipatnam by 34–19 goals, Bharathiar University Coimbatore cleared VKS University Ara by 31–29 goals.

Devi Ahilya University, Indore, was given walkover due to absence of Periyar University Salem, Punjabi University Patiala cleared Bharti Vidyapeeth Pune by 28–13 goals, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar defeated Durg University by 35–15 goals, NM University Darbhanga was given walkover due to absence of Periyar University Salem, Bharti Vidyapeeth Pune defeated TM University Bhagalpur by a close margin of 23–22 goals.

Punjab University Chandigarh defeated Bhartiyar University Coimbatore by 42–29 goals, GND Coimbatore Amritsar cleared Krishna University Machilipatnam by 38–14 goals, Punjabi University Patiala cleared Anna University Chennai by 26–21 goals, DAVV Indore defeated PA University Ludhiana by 31–29 goals and Solapur University registered victory over Durg University by the lead of 35–22 goals.

Referees during the matches were Govind Nishad, HS Dhillon, Oscar Moses, Krishna Kumar Jharia, Sona Dubey, Vikas Pandey, Ravi Kumar Rajesh Kumar, Vijesh, Mahendra Mishra, Kamaljeet Singh, Rampal Rajput, A K Dubey, Shrinivas Rao, VK Awasthi, S Reddy, Romijit Singh and Sumit Yadav.