News Corrospondent, abptakmaa, Kolkata, 2nd Feb 2021 : The grand finale and prize distribution ceremony of 365 Oranges Cup 2021 was organised by 365oranges.com at FC ground Salt Lake recently. The tournament was played from 23rd January 2021 to 31st January 2021. It was initiated in 2005 and this was the 17th consecutive year of the tournament. More than 90 corporate have participated so far since the inception. This year seven top-notch corporate-like IBM, Haldia Petrochemicals & MCPI, Brainium Information Technologies, Tata Motors, TCG Life Sciences Emotion, TCG Life Sciences Ambition, and TCG Digital participated in the tournament.
These seven teams played against each other at the league matches and the entire tournament was played in white deuce ball, coloured tournament jerseys and all the matches have been played only during, Saturdays & Sundays, which consist of six over per innings, keeping in mind the office timing during weekdays.
Each team had six players on the ground and also an extra fielder (Called as “Power Fielder”) for any three consecutive over in that innings from the reserve bench.
TCG Life Sciences are the champions of 365orangescup 2021, like the previous year. Saurav Chaki of TCG Life Sciences won the player of the tournament award, while Arka Mitra of TCG Life Sciences won the Best Batsman award and Avijit Sirkar of IBM Blue won the Best Bowler award.
Mr. Joy Chatterjee, CEO, and Managing Director of 365oranges.com added “After being stuck at home for a long time, people are desperate to go out and enjoy outdoor activities. And sports being one of those, has gained momentum. Moreover, corporate employees were eager to brush off the lockdown stress and the subsequent work pressure due to the same reason. We arranged the entire tournament keeping in mind the safety precautions but we have tried our best to ensure utmost relief through the tournament too.”