India gets the hang of Softball through inter-state league

India gets the hang of Softball through inter-state league

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-06-20 20:06 New Delhi: In a bid to encourage amateur baseball and softball at entry level among the common masses, an eight-team national level Softball league was held recently in the national capital.Bad Bulls Sports Club organised the inaugural edition of Softball League, recognized by Delhi Softball Association, at Saket Sports Complex from June 17-19. The eight men's teams were Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Kerala, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh."This league is our first step to promote this game which is equivalent to any other sports loved in our country, we are sure the more we reach out with this game to the Indian masses the more it will be loved as there are equal benefits associated with this game like government job," said Britto Stephen, organizing secretary and treasurer, Bad Bulls Sports Club.Anthony Vanarajah, the General Secretary of BBSC, said "Gone are the days when different sports were mainly played for recreational purpose or to satisfy the fitness demands. Students across the country have already represented India in the previous years, it's sad that this isn't acknowledged. Bad Bulls wants to give an opportunity to all those heroes to achieve the recognition they deserve and also a platform to the aspiring ball players to showcase their talent. We hope this tournament brings this game in the eyes of fellow Indians."India has proven history in Softball and this game exists in our country for more than 7 decades. Since the beginning our Indian Teams both men