Jamnagar District Cricket Association & District Sports Coaching Centre - Jamnagar jointly organized Bahadurbhai Kothari Cup Cricket Tournament. About 65 teams shall be participating in the tournament. Bahadurbhai Kothari spent his entire life in betterment of Cricket and helped many upcoming young cricketers.

Yesterday, 30th April 2017, opening ceremony of the tournament was held at Ajitsinhji Pavilion - Lal Bungalow Cricket Ground. Mr. Niranjan Shah was the Chief Guest. President Mr. Ajay Swadiya, Vice President Mr. Vinu Dhruv, Hon.

Secretary Mr. Chandrakant Baxi of Jamnagar District Cricket Association welcomed all dignitaries. Famous coach Mahendrasinh Chauhan welcomed Niranjan Shah. Cricketers of Jamnagar District presented mementos to Niranjan Shah.

In his speech, Mr. Niranjan Shah respectfully remembered all those legendary cricketers from the land of Jamnagar, from Jam Ranji to Ravindra Jadeja. He also assured that very soon, Jamnagar should be getting first class cricket matches, including Ranji Trophy matches. He tossed the coin for first match of tournament between Mayors eleven vs Patrakar eleven and declared the tournament open.