Late Hemraj Wadhwani Memorial Inter Trade Association cricket tournament organized by Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC) kicked off at Mecosabag ground, Kadbi Chowk in the city on Saturday.
President of CAIT B C Bhartia inaugurated the tournament by batting on the ball delivered by NVCC President Hemant Gandhi. On the first day, knock matches played from 8 am to 4 pm. Teams participating in the tournament including The Nagpur Stainless Steel and Metal Merchants Association, Vidarbha Plywood Merchants Association, Stone Merchants Association, The Electrical Merchants Association, The Nagpur Itwari Malyali Merchants Association, Steel and Hardware Chamber of Vidarbha and Jagnath Road Traders Merchants Association enjoyed the game of cricket with full enthusiasm showing sportsman spirit. A large number of members of trading community were present on the ground to enjoy the game and cheer up their respective teams.
The semi finals and finals will be played at the same venue on Sunday, which would be followed by prize distribution ceremony.