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Rajesh, Sushree receives Saheed Sporting cricketer of the year award
Sportslogon Team July 29th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Young talented wicketkeeper cum batsman Rajesh Dhuper received 26th Saheed Sporting Maruti Estate Cricketer of the Year award for the year of 2017-18, while women cricketer Sushree Dibyadarshini conferred with 5th Women Cricketer of the year award in a function here on Sunday..

Rajesh who gathered 275 runs in three matches of the Ranji trophy 2017-18 seasons. In the average of 68.75, he scored the tree half-century and highest 90 runs against Tamil Nadu.

His remarkable performance in the Vijya Hazare trophy was praised by the jury committee. In four matches he contributed 164 runs with a average of 54.66. With the brilliant performance he has been nominated for the cricketer of the year award which carries a cash award of Rs 31,000 and trophy.

Women all-rounder Sushree got a cash award of Rs 21,000 and a trophy. In bid to promote sporting culture and cricketers of the State, one among the leading cricket club of the city, Sahid Sporting Cricket Club started the award ceremony in the year 1992-93.

Former Rajya Sabha MP Dilip Tirkey gave away the prizes in presence of Bhubaneswar Central MLA Bijaya Kumar Mohanty, Maruti Estate India Maneging Director Jitendra Prasad Singh and Saheed Sporting Club Secretary Pankaj Pattnaik .
This news was added and updated on : July 29th 2018
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