Monday, 3 October 2011

Mangalore: Infosys Team Wins City’s First Women’s Cricket Tourney by 92.7 Big FM

Mangalore, Oct 3: Infosys won the first Women’s Cricket Tourney Advaith Hyundai Big FM Navras Cup, organised by 92.7 Big FM as part of Navaratri celebration on Urwa cricket ground here on October 2.

It was Mangalore's first-ever all-women cricket match that brought together four corporate women's cricket teams - Infosys, Mphasis, Diya Systems and Invengers. Each team had 9 on-field players and 2 substitutes.
In the first prelims held between team Mphasis and team Infosys, the latter won by 31 runs and got into the finals. In the second prelim between team Invengers and team Diya Systems, team Invengers made a way to the finals. A third prelim was held between team Mphasis and team Diya systems wherein team Diya systems won by 42 runs and 7 wickets.
City commissioner of police Seemant Kumar Singh and deputy mayor Geetha Nayak were the chief guests on the occasion.
In the finals held between team Infosys and team Invengers, team Infosys scored 112 off 5 overs, against team Invengers and won by 67 runs. It was a hat-trick win for team Infosys as they had the a rain of 15 sixes and 3 fours by from its players Preema D’souza and Ashlyn, which set a high score, hard to reach for the opposition.
The overall match was of 5 overs for the 3 prelims and 6 overs for the finals. BCCI national panel umpire Hari Govind and KSCA umpire Sandip umpired the match. Shaman was the scorer for the cricket tournament. Commentary for the tourney was given by Sudeep.
At the presentation, police commissioner Singh congratulated the winners and appreciated the unique initiative by 92.7 BIG FM.
Speaking on the occasion, deputy mayor Geetha Nayak congratulated the teams on their participation and the winning team in particular. She also appreciated the initiative by Team 92.7 BIG FM, which aimed at social benefit through their different initiatives.
Team leaders from all the teams shared their experiences and appreciated the Team 92.7 BIG FM for organizing such a event.
In his message, Melvin, sales manager of Advaith Hyundai, the title sponsor of the event, congratulated the teams on their spirit of participation and also the winners.
Station head of 92.7 BIG FM Jagadish and Team BIG FM were present on the occasion.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

With 100 Days, 'Oriyardori Asal' Sets New Landmark in Tulu Cinema


                  'Oriyardori Asal’ celebrates successful 100 days