HR team wins Inter Department Cricket Tournament
This year’s Inter-department Cricket Tournament 2015, final was held in the month March, 2014, at C.K. Goyal Ground in Pune. It was a five day event in which all the departments from M+P Pune battled against one another in several league matches.
The entire tournament was organized by the official M+P cricket team members with active support from the sports committee in a very professional manner. The unique feature of this tournament were its rules, which were formed by combining Rules of T-20, T-10 and one day format based on BCCI guidelines. Keeping the decorum of the game, each team was in sports gear and team colors. Boundary banners were
placed all around the ground.
Most of the Wilo M+P Employees came with their families to cheer and support their teams.
A record of 21 teams competed in this year’s tournament from Chinchwad Works. The teams with divided into 4 groups and three league matches were played between these teams.Winners of these groups played the Quarter Finals against one another.
A full range of cricketing ability was shown at the tournament from older and younger cricket enthusiasts to total novices. Soaked in the atmosphere of team spirit and support from the crowd, the players gave it their best in the field. “Cricket Heaven” was how one player described the experience of participating in the Inter-department Cricket tournament.
This year’s tournament also saw many “Firsts”. There were a special inclusions this year. One was the invitation match played between
“MD Eleven” (i.e. Senior Management Team Members) versus the Rest of MPPL
(i.e.representative from various departments).
The Prize distribution ceremony was graced by Mr. Hemant Watve, MD & CEO, Mr. Sunil Kode – Head HR and Senior Management Team. The ceremony was held in which the Winner and the Runner up teams were awarded with trophies along with the man of the match from all the matches, best bowler, best batsman and best all-rounder of the tournament.