Glimpses of Super 16 League
All’s well that ends well!” The saying couldn’t have been more apt as the Super 16 League, partnered by t2 ended with a bang on November 19 at Royal Calcutta Golf Club’s Maidan Tent. The league was introduced by the club this year with its one-of-a-kind format. Teams were formed with three draft players and five players from the auction pool. The tourney was also one of the largest lawn bowling championships with 128 players, divided in 16 teams. The league started with the auctions which were held on October 4.
The initial league matches were played till November 11 at the RCGC Maidan Tent, following the quarter-finals and semi-finals. The finals, which took place on November 18, was a battle between teams Fire Bowls and Merino Royals. After some fierce lawn bowling action, Fire Bowls stood victorious.
The success was celebrated with a cocktail party hosted at RCGC, where the winners were also awarded. t2 dropped in.
Pictures: Rashbehari Das