Mumbai wins the U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy

Mumbai wins the U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy

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  • Mumbai U-23 cricket team has won the Col CK Nayudu Trophy for the season 2015-16 by defeating Madhya Pradesh under-23 cricket team in the final match played at Holkar Stadium, Indore.
  • Mumbai scored 577 runs in the first inning of the final match while Madhya Pradesh scored 422 all out in second innings thus falling short of 155 runs.
  • This was Mumbai’s second big title of the season after they had won the Ranji Trophy for the 41st time earlier.

Mumbai wins the U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy

About Col CK Nayudu 

  • Born as Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu on 31 October 1895, in Bara Bada Nagpur.
  • He was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches.
  • He played first-class cricket regularly till 1958, and played his last match in 1963 at the age of 68.
  • In 1923, the ruler of Holkar invited him to Indore and made him a Captain (land and air) in his army, conferring on him the honour of a Colonel in Holkar’s Army.