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Apeejay College of Fine Arts hosts cricket tournament

A total of eights teams participated in the cricket tournament on the lines of the popular IPL



Keeping with the spirit of cricket, the Student Welfare Association of Apeejay College of Fine Arts (ACFA), Jalandhar recently organised a Premier League Cricket match series for the students of all departments of the institute. Dr. Neerja Dhingra, Principal of ACFA inaugurated the event.

A total of eight teams including Incredibles, Super Kings, Smashers, BCA Strikers, Royal Kings, Jalandhar Hurricanes, Titans and BBA Stars participated in the match.

After four league matches and two semi finals, Smashers and Super Kings qualified for the final round. Team Super Kings won the toss in the final match and chose to bat first. In this match of 10 overs, Super Kings won the game by 41 runs while scoring a total of 56 runs. Wherein Smashers scored 15 runs .  

Dhruv Ajmani, a BBA student with ACFA, was awarded the player of the series. Sharing his experience, Dhruv said, “I am so happy that my team won the Cricket Winners Trophy. Last time, we were runners-up but this time we just aced it. I am so happy to win this trophy. We all worked very hard practising for this match. My technique was to score a single double with a boundary. and that technique helped me throughout the game. I feel so proud of my team.”

Anish Arora, captain of the winning team said, “I believe in giving more than 100% on the field, and I never really focused on the result. I think if there’s 100% commitment on the field, no one can stop you from winning what you aimed for. And That’s victory for me.”

The cricket tournament concluded with a felicitation ceremony during which Dr Dhingra lauded the enthusiasm of the students and encouraged them to participate in more such tournaments in the future.

“Sports are indispensable for the holistic development of the students as it helps in inculcating the qualities like leadership, team work, time management, conviction and spontaneity. The students learn how to win honourably and lose gracefully. I congratulate all the participants and winners and hope they will participate enthusiastically in such events in future too.”

DR. Neerja Dhingra, Principal, Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar

Harshita is Assistant Editor at Apeejay Newsroom. With experience in both the Media and Public Relations (PR) world, she has worked with Careers360, India Today and Value360 Communications. A learner by nature, she is a foodie, traveller and believes in having a healthy work-life balance.