Hyderabad, May 16th, 2017: The two day 'Talwalkars Premier Cricket League - 2017' hosted by Talwalkars Gym - India’s largest fitness chain, concluded with a nail biting finish in the finals between Talwalkars Banjara Hills & Talwalkars Himayatnagar, at the Saraswathi Grounds, Gundlapochampally. The winning team, Talwalkars Banjara Hills, needed 5 runs of the last ball and the batsman scored a six for Talwalkars Banjara Hills to clinch the win from the jaws of what seemed like a certain defeat at the beginning of the last over. Talwalkars Himayathnagar batting first scored 118 for 2 wickets in sixteen overs, Talwalkar Banjara Hills had a steep task ahead after losing some key batsman, however they scored 120 for 5 wickets in the stipulated sixteen overs and lifted the trophy. Rajneesh from Talwalkars Himayat Nagar was declared the Man of the series for his superlative all-round performance in the tournament.
Ms Tharanum Mohammed, Zonal Manager, Talwalkars, presented the trophies and prize money to the Winners Talwalkars Banjara Hills, Runners-up Talwalkars Himayatnagar and outstanding performers. The winning team was rewarded with the trophy and a cash prize of Rs 15000/- and the runner-up with Rs 10000/-, at a glittering ceremony, attended by members and Gym trainers from Talwalkars. Eight teams of fitness freaks from Talwalkars vied for the trophy on May 13th and 14th, 2017.
The teams comprised of members of Talwalkars Gyms at Banjara Hills, Maredpally, Himayatnagar, Jubilee Hills, AS Rao Nagar, Kukatpally and Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad and a team from Talwalkars Guntur. The initial matches of the 2nd Talwalkars Premier Cricket League, were played on a knockout basis with 12 overs each, at the DMRC Ground, Hakimpet. The Grand Final was a sixteen overs match. The two teams in the final were well matched and exhibited some quality cricket. The thrilling encounter was a visual treat for the audience, who enjoyed to the hilt every bit of the match, they applauded eye catching strokes from the willow, disciplined and containing bowling and classy fielding. The winning team members went ecstatic on lifting the trophy after a gruelling finish.
Members of Talwalkars from across Gyms in the city and Guntur had an exciting week-end. This is our way of taking fitness sessions from within the four walls of a gym to outdoor. It ensure that the members get away from monotonous and the associated fatigue of routine gym activity. Overall it was a memorable experience for the participants and the fans. Talwalkars believes in an enduring engagement with its members and such activities besides CSR initiatives helps build a lasting relationship with them, says Tharanum Md., Zonal Manager - Telangana & AP, Talwalkars.
About Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Ltd. (TBVFL)
Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited is India’s largest fitness chain with over 176 gyms and studios across 80 cities, offering a diverse set of services including gyms, spas, aerobics and health counseling under the brand ‘Talwalkars’, to an active member base of over 1,68,000 members. Talwalkars has pioneered the concept of gyms in India, with their first gym being set up in Mumbai in 1932 by late Shri Vishnu Talwalkar. Madhukar Talwalkar carried on the legacy further, and today the brand Talwalkars is synonymous with the word fitness across India. The brand ‘Talwalkars’ has been in an expansion mode by setting up gyms across the country, cities as diverse and spread out as : Aligarh, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jamshedpur, Hubli, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Nashik, Moradabad, Sangli, Surat, Solapur, Rajkot, Ranchi etc.