Talcher,25/02/19:ER II Intra-Region Cricket tournament was hosted by NTPC Kaniha. The regional cricket tournament was held at Ambedkar Stadium ,NTPC Kaniha from February 20 -24,2019 in association with Sports Council ,NTPC Kaniha. During the inaugural day ,the tournament was kicked off by Shri Santosh James by hitting the ball with bat , thereafter Shri James interacted with the players.
Team Talcher Kaniha ,Talcher Thermal & Bongiagoan participated in the tournament.The tournament was played on single league basis i.e every team has to face each other to move to the finals. Out of the team team , Team Talcher Thermal was eliminated from the race in the league matches by losing two games consecutively.
The finals was played between Talcher Kaniha & Bongiagoan. Batting first , Team Talcher Kaniha scored 175 runs in 24.2 overs whereas the Team Bongiagoan bundled out for 73 runs in 17 overs. The tournament was won by Talcher Kaniha convincingly.
During the closing ceremony winners and runner up team were awarded trophies by Shri N Acharya ,General Manager(O&M) in presence of Shri K S Sarma , Shri K C Moharana ,President ,Sports Council , Shri Rashmi Ranjan Satapathy ,Secretary ,Sports Council and executive members of Sports Council.