With an objective to promote fitness and camaraderie among the community members and to encourage the hidden cricketing talent among all, a Cricket Championship was organized on November 16-17, 2019 at the Sports Stadium of the Institute.
In the final match held on November 17, Security Department Team defeated the Sports Complex Team and won the Tournament. The Best Batsman Award was won by Mr. Soham Ghosh, the best Bowler Award was given to Mr. Mohit Thakur, while Mr. Lucky Chandani was awarded Man of the Series award for his excellent performance during the match.
In the Women’s Championship, the team Alpha defeated the team – Pitch Smashers in a nail-biting finish. Captain of Alpha Team, Ms. Priyanka Singh smashed bowlers all over the ground to clinch the award of Women of the Match in the final.
Col. Gururaj Gopinath Pamidi (Retd.), CAO, IIM Indore and Professor Venkat Raman, Professor Hashmukh Gajjar and Professor Pradeep Banerjee felicitated the winners with trophy and medallions.
As per the Tournament Coordinator, Mr. Jigar Kantharia, this Cricket Tournament promoted the message of inclusivity by participation from all the members of the IIM Indore community such as Staff (Men Team), Women Team, Faculty, Security Guards, Housekeeping Staff, Catering Staff, Transport Staff, Maintenance Staff, Academic Associates, and Sports Coaches.