The ball is vanish Everyone starts finding not only the batsman , bowlers, fielders even gathered viewer , finally a sports loving man downhill to get another ball. Shortly the game got velocity. It’s the Khassi Cup, share is goat and prestige . “The winner gets a khassi , a goat ,” said Chandra Sekhar Kapri, an organizer of the fortnight on tournament.
The money is used to buy the goat, which costs about Rs 8,000, and organise the matches. Sometimes, local politicians and government officials sponsor teams, and are invited to the 15-over-a-side games — the final is a 20-over match.
Five sixes in an over will win a player Rs 1,000, while
five fours will win them Rs 500. A hat-trick is rewarded with Rs 200. “This
time, the Khassi Cup began on November 21,” said Kapri.
The Hureti team won, beating Dharchula’s 163 for 5 and claiming khassi. Munsyari hosted the second tournament from January 6-14. It was Bokya Cup, named after a bearded variety of goat the 14 participating teams played for. Team Bhumkapani A, led by one Devendra Bhandari, won.