Back with their bats

After a three-year break, the Jiji Irani Tournament was played in Calcutta
Parinaz Gandhi

Organizing the Jiji Irani Challenge Cricket Tournament after a break of three years, the host team, Calcutta, won all three of their matches played against the teams from Nagpur, Hyderabad and Jamshedpur. The Surat team did not participate in the pentangular event this year held from February 3 to 5 in Calcutta as funding was reportedly not forthcoming. Some cricketers from Surat though did play for the Jamshedpur team. "Whilst it was great to be back playing cricket, we fondly remembered those who had passed away during this period, especially Dr Jamshed Irani and Navzar Dotivala of Jamshedpur, and Shiraz Gimi......

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