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Paradip Port Celebrates Cargo Handling Record with Inter Department Cricket Tournament


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Coinciding with month long 100 MMT Celebrations, first ever day night cricket tournament was held by Paradip Port Trust (PPT) under the aegis of Gopabandhu Kreeda Sansad (GKS) from 10 to 15 April, 2018 in which all the eight Departments of PPT participated.

In the final match played on 15 April evening, Administrative Department emerged as a winner. After winning the toss against Finance & Accounts Deptt, Administrative Deptt. elected to bat first and scored formidable total of 201 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in the stipulated 15 overs.

Shri Ajay Kumar Behera of Administrative Deptt. was the highest scorer with 71 runs. Chasing the required target, the Finance & Accounts Deptt. was bundled out for 21 runs in mere 7.1 overs. Shri Behera was adjudged Best Batsman. Shri Rama Chandra Mohanty of Administrative Deptt. was given the Best all rounder performance award, Shri Biswa Ranjan Das of Administrative Deptt. was the Best Bowler and Shri Subhendu Mohanty of Traffic Deptt. was awarded for highest number of sixes. Finance & Accounts Deptt. was the second Runners Up and E&M Deptt. got the second runners up award. Medical Deptt. bagged the Best Disciplined Team Award.

Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT gave away the prizes in presence of Shri N. Vaiyapuri, Dy. Chairman, PPT, Smt. Subhalaxmi Roy, President, Paradip Ladies Club and Shri A. Jayasimha, President, GKS.

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