CREDAI Bengaluru Announces CREDAI Cricket Tournament 2017 from Nov 4-26

Bengaluru, November 2nd, 2017: CREDAI Bengaluru will be hosting a high adrenaline Cricket Tournament at St John’s Medical College Grounds, Koramangala, scheduled to take place across 4 weekends in November, from November 4th to 26th. This tournament will mark the beginning of an annual event that is only poised to get bigger and better. The Championship Trophy will be a rolling one. These Saturday-Sunday knockout matches will have 32 of the top IT/ITeS companies and 30 CREDAI Developers members and their associates forming teams to participate. The tournament promises to be a platform to showcase cricketing talent as well as to forge relationships among professionals from various sectors.

Speaking onthis tournament, Mr. Adarsh Narahari, Secretary, CREDAI Bengaluru says, “Theimmense success of the CREDAI Bengaluru Cricket League 2012 saw a sustaineddemand for a similar event that would involve professionals from other sectorsas well. Considering how important fostering relationship is, and the unifyingabilities of a good game of cricket, CREDAI Cricket Tournament (CCT) 2017 cameabout. We look forward to some great participation and some nail-bitingmatches”.

Speaking onthis maiden CCT 2017, Mr Errol Fernandes, Treasurer CREDAI – Bengaluru andChairman CCT 2017 says, “Sports has always been a means of bringing togetherpeople. This event is a great idea to encourage new relations outside of aboardroom. Bringing together business and sports can many a times worktowards mutual benefit”.

The CCT 2017Tournament will be played on a knock-out basis every Saturday and Sunday ofNovember. These will be played in natural light from 7.30AM to4PMacross Grounds B (for the developers) and Ground C (for the IT/ITeSparticipants). Each match will be of 8 overs, with the semi-final and finalshaving 10 overs each. The final match will be played between a CREDAI memberteam and an IT/ITeS team. The winning team will receive cash awards of Rs 1Lakh plus a winner trophy, Runners Up will receive Rs 50,000 and a trophy andthe 2nd Runners Up will receive Rs 25,000 and a trophy. Individual prizeswill also include:

  • Man of the Match
  • Best Batsman in all matches
  • Best Bowler in all matches 

The FinalMatch will include prizes for the same categories as above. There will also bea CCT Man of the Tournament awarded given as well.

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