Report by Arvind Sharma, Dharmshala: Ambuja Cement India’s premier branded Cement Company. selected its Snow Leopards and The Mighty Dauladhars’’ teams, at the Dharmshala Cricket Stadium,on Sunday.
Indian cricketing sensation Irfan Pathan who is the chief selector of the Ambuja Parivaar League selected 15 members each to form the Dharmshala Cricket Stadium that will compete with other teams to win the Ambuja Parivaar League trophy for the North Zone. The winner will then compete with other zones to win the Ambuja Parivaar League trophy.
Speaking on the initiative, Rajnish Verma, Regional Head, Chandigarh said, “Ambuja Cement is enthralled to have started this initiative. Cricket never ceases to find aficionados in India. Despite the busy work schedules, cut-throat competition and demanding personal lives, the game of cricket somehow manages to bring people together. The enthusiasm among the participants was incredible, The effort put in was to an extent that their bowling and batting performance was praised by Pathan himself. Ambuja Parivaar League aims to make participants out of spectators, and give an opportunity to our partners in success to live the sprit of this legendary game. It is also a platform to create a bond among the distinguished members of the Ambuja Aasman family, which goes beyond business”
Speaking on the occasion Irfan Pathan said, “I am enthused to see people from the entire dealer parivaar of Ambuja participate in this festival of cricket. Events like this build a spirit of camaraderie and bonding amongst the team members, and give impetus to those of us who don the national colors to bring pride to the country. In my opinion all the players who participated in the selection today are winners in the true sense. I congratulate Ambuja Cement for conceptualizing and executing an event of such magnitude.”
The tournament is a knock out tournament, with each side playing seven overs. Each bowler can bowl a maximum of 2 overs. All other ICC rules apply. In case of a tie, each team plays one super over and each side to nominate one bowler and three batsmen.
Ambuja Cements Ltd. (ACL) is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in India. The Company initially called Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd was founded by Narottam Sekhsaria in 1983 with a partner, Suresh Neotia.