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Kapil Dev presented awards to the winners of the U-16 T20 tournament in New Delhi © Getty Images

New Delhi: Oct 29, 2013

Former India captain Kapil Dev presented the awards to the winners of the Paul George Memorial Tournament, an under-16 T20 competition, held in New Delhi.

The 14-day long cricket series was organised for marginalised students from government-aided schools in Delhi by leading finance company Muthoot Group.

Navyug School, Sarojini Nagar put on a feisty performance to beat DAV School, Pusa Road by 46 runs in the final played yesterday.

The winning team was awarded with the winner’s trophy and cash prize of Rs 50,000 while the runners-up got a trophy and reward of Rs 25,000.

Speaking on the occasion Alexander George Muthoot, Director, Muthoot Group said: “I am extremely proud that PGMT – the flagship CSR initiative of our group’s ‘Muthoot Haathi Mera Saathi’ programme, has been gaining strength year on year in nurturing young sporting talent, particularly benefiting marginalised children. I heartily congratulate the winning team and its coach for their impressive show of talent in this fiercely competitive tournament.”