ANGUL, NOV 18, 2021
The AMITY Cup Inter Industry T20 Cricket Tournament was inaugurated at Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) sports ground in Jindal Nagar Township.
Anup Mallick, Regional Officer, State Pollution Control Board, Angul graced the occasion as chief guest and inaugurated the four-day tournament.
In the inaugural match held today, JSPL defeated MGM Steel. Chasing 94 runs for victory in the stipulated 20 overs, JSPL reached the target in 9th over losing just two wickets. Punit Raghubanshi of JSPL was adjudged “Man of the Match” for taking 3 wickets in 4 overs conceding only 13 runs.
In the second match of the tournament, JITPL beat GMR by 64 runs. JITPL scored 181 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. GMR lost all their wickets in 13.2 overs scoring 117.
Rakesh Sahu of JITPL was declared “Man of the Match” for scoring 56 runs in 31 balls.
JSPL’s Angul location head Hridayeswar Jha, Executive Director Damodar Mittal, Executive Director Sabyasachi Bandyopadhyay and Tata Steel Meramandali’s Chief of Environment Department Saroj Benerjee were present on the occasion.
Six teams from six leading industries, divided into two groups, are participating in the tournament. The other two teams are SPCB and Tata Steel Meramandali.
Winners of Group A and Group B will clash in the final match to be held on November 21 for the AMITY Cup 2021.