The Jaro Education’s Cricket Tournament was held at famous Police Gymkhana Ground at Marine Drive, Mumbai on 9th January, 2017. The event witnessed the jaro employees from all over India.
The aim of this cricket tournament was to ignite a competitive spirit among the employees and to bring them on a common platform for a day. There were four teams, namely Badmaash Company, Rowdy Paltan, Gabru and Southern Hornets. Interestingly, the teams were formed of employees from various offices of Jaro, all over India. This cricket tournament not only promoted sportsmanship, but also cultural diversity.
It began by the CEO of Jaro Education, Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, addressing all the employees. He made each one feel welcomed and also spoke a few words to encourage the players. The four teams were ready to give their best shot after rigorous practice sessions. All the employees were completely energized. The cool evening had a sense of euphoria in the air. The game began with the national anthem.
Gabru and Hornets were the first two teams to play against each other. It was followed by the other two teams, Badmaash Company and Rowdy Paltan. Dr. Salunkhe’s effective commentary raised the interest among the spectators. Some of the players were slow and steady while others were fast and furious. A number of people were seen wearing their team’s jersey to support the players. Cheers, claps and whistles filled the playground with excitement. The enthusiasm rose as the temperature fell.
Finally, Southern Hornets were declared as the winner of the tournament with 44 runs. Badmaash Company became the runner up with 43 runs. Mr. Manoj of Southern Hornets emerged as The Man of the Series. The Best Batsman and The Best Bowler were Mr. Umesh and Mr. Sankesh respectively. Mr.Manoj (Southern Hornets), Mr.Umesh (Badmaash Company), Mr.Akash (Gabru), Mr.Krishna (Badmaash Company) Mr.Manu MJ (Southern Hornets) bagged the Man of the Match Award.
To sum up, it was a fantastic evening, full of fun and frolic. More than winning, sportsman spirit and participation play an important role. Also, it was a refreshing experience for everyone.