New Delhi: The final match of annual Tihar Olympics was played on Wednesday. On the occasion, Virender Sehwag and Shikhar Dhawan were invited as guests to see the match. In the middle of the game, Virendar Sehwag took a decision which surprised all the prisoners who were watching the game. 

The match was between the teams of Jail Number 1 and Jail number 2. Both the teams scored 168 runs and match ended in tie. Both the teams fought hard towards end of the match. Later, the decision to announce winner of the game was left to Virender Sehwag. Sehwag declared Team 2 to be winner because they were successful in hitting more boundaries. Later, the prisoners hailed the decision by clapping. 

After the game was over, Viru said that he never knew about the craze for the game of cricket among Tihar Jail inmates. He further appreciated the interest of prisoners. Viru also said that he after spending time with the prisoners.

Tihar Olympic

The competition is played among the nine teams of the jail. The games include Cricket, Volley Ball, Badminton, Basket Ball, Kho-Kho, Chess, Carom, Table Tennis and Athletics.


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