Talcher,27/03/19:As part of promoting sports among employees and rural youth of NTPC Kaniha peripheral villages, cricket tournament is being organised at Dr B R Ambedkar Stadium premises of the township. The tournament will be played from March 25-30,2019.
The tournament is being participated by well known local six-cricket club teams from Kaniha,Talcher & Angul.The teams were Blue Riser, Nalco, NTPC Club, Kaniha, Youth Club, Talcher NTPC Ltd, Kaniha, Friends Club, Talcher & Eleven Rider, Angul.
Chief Guest ,Shri Ramesh Babu V ,Group General Manger ,Talcher Kaniha inaugurated the tournament in presence of Shri N S Rao ,GM(O&M), Shri B.Maharana,GM(Mntc) ,Shri K.Das,GM(FM),Shri Nabin Bagai ,GM(C&M),senior officials,Ajit Pradhan ,Secretary ,Sports Council and executive members of sports council.
On the inaugural day ,two leagues matches were played between Youth Club, Talcher Vs NTPC Club & Friends Club, Talcher Vs & Eleven Rider, Angul. In which Youth Club & Friends Club, Talcher won their respective matches. In total six league matches will be played by the teams to reach the semi-finals and finals.