The grand finale and prize distribution ceremony of the biggest corporate cricket tournaments took place at FC Cricket Ground, Salt Lake on the last Sunday. The 18th edition corporate cricket match was organized by 365oranges.com in the esteemed presence of Mr. IB Roy, Ex Ranji player & selector.
The corporate cricket tournament was first initiated in the year 2005. The tournament was played from 5th March 2022 to 12th March 2022. Since its commencement, more than 90 corporations have taken part. This year’s event included eight top-tier corporations, including IBM, Mindtree, Brainium Information Technologies, Exide, TCG Life sciences Terrific Hitters, TCG Life sciences Trophy Fighters, TCG Digital, and ARW. The eight teams were split into two groups of 6 overs per innings keeping in mind the office hours on weekdays. Each team played three league matches, while the tournament was played with a white deuce ball and coloured tournament jerseys.
Sujay Kundu of Mindtree won the player of the tournament award, while Saikat Bala of TCG Life Sciences won the Best Batsman award and Subroto Mondal of TCG Life Sciences won the Best Bowler award. Abhisek Ganguly & Eknath Banerjee of IBM won the best fielder award.
Mr. Joy Chatterjee, CEO, and Managing Director of 365oranges.com added, “This tournament served as an escape from the hectic corporate life, a scope to achieve recreation amidst all the corporate competitiveness. Although there were winners in this tournament, participants were more concerned about the aspect of social interaction. I appreciate this Endeavour to bring sports back in the lives of corporate employees.”