In a function held under the aegis of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) today Chief Minister Narendra Modi gave prizes worth Rs.25.06-lakh to the Gujarat Ranji Trophy team which secured runner-up position in Ranji Trophy 2010-11 and Gujarat Under-19 team which became the national champion for the first time in Under-19 cricket tournament.
Ranji Trophy team was given the prizes of Rs.14.56-lakh whereas the Under-19 team was given the prizes of Rs.10.50-lakh. Chief Minister, who is also the President of GCA, conveyed good wishes to the players. He said that a great number of career building opportunities have opened up in the field of sports which can benefit not only the talented players but other youths too.
Vice-President of GCA and MP Parimal Nathwani, Secretary Rajesh Patel, Joint Secretaries Ashok Saheba, Bharat Dudhiya, Mehul Patel and Treasurer Dhiraj Jogani were present on the occasion.