Star Health Team won inaugural match of 14th Amity Insurance Cricket Cup.
Amity Institute of Insurance, Banking & Actuarial Science conducted the inaugural match of 14th Amity Insurance Cricket Cup 2015-2016 on January 9, 2016.
The match was played between Star Health & Allied Insurance and HDFC Ergo General Insurance Co. wherein Star Health Team won the match with 10 wickets.
Amity School of Insurance, Banking and Actuarial Science organizes Amity Insurance Cricket Cup Tournament annually to support the underprivileged girl children. The registration and sponsorship amount of this annual event helps in raising funds for a noble project “Amitasha”.
Amitasha is a dream of Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan which encourages the unprivileged girl children to endow school and overall growth. Through this tournament, 16 Insurance companies will participate to the noble cause of educating underprivileged girls.
HDFC Ergo team won the toss and chose to bat first. The opening batsman Mr. Rajat started the match with quick-fire 25 runs and was well supported by Mr. Karan with 23 runs. The duo greatly boosted the morale of the team which went on to achieve a brilliant score of 136 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Showcasing brilliant bowling skills, Mr. Ravi of Star Health Team took 3 wickets for the team.
The Second half of the match started with great enthusiasm by the opening pair that was challenged by a marvellous bowling performance by the opposing team. Sterling performances were delivered by the duo- Mr. Virag and Mr. Ajay of Star Health Team who smashed the boundary line regularly and won the match with 10 wickets in hand.
Mr. Ajay was declared the Man of the Match for his impeccable innings of 73 runs – Not Out.
In his speech Prof. R.R Grover, Director, Amity School of Insurance and Actuarial Science highly appreciated the initiative of Amitasha of uplifting the girl child through education. He hopes to see underprivileged girls receiving quality education, which is in line with privileged children.
Source: Gourav Chandra Upadhayay, HTCampus Specialist
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