CII – Yi announces 2nd Corporate Sports League from 7 February in Chandigarh


1653941_1408914182692149_1879927785_nNewZNew (Chandigarh) : Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII’s) Young Indians (Yi) Solan Chapter have announced their 2nd CII – Yi Corporate Sports League (CSL) in Chandigarh tricity, here today.

The CII Yi CSL would be organised from 7 February to 15 March 2015 while the registration process is open from 1 January 2015 to 15 January 2015.

The event will comprise three sports namely – CricketBadminton and Table Tennis. Matches for all the sports would be played on league cum knock out basis. All the matches would be played on weekends to save on productivity losses to industry. League Matches would be played at Chandigarh & Panchkula while the Semis and the finals would be played at Chandigarh only.

Around 25 teams would fight it out for the Cricket trophy, 50 players are expected to take part in Badminton Singles Championship while 20 teams would play the Badminton Doubles competition and 40 players are expected to strive for the Table Tennis (TT) trophy whereas 20 teams would play the TT doubles championship.

The Cricket matches would be of 20 overs a side and all rules of the ICC Twenty 20 Cup would be followed. League matches would be played at DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, Chandigarh and Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector 3 Panchkula while the knock out matches would be played at Cricket Stadium, Sector 16 Chandigarh. Every weekend, four cricket matches and 10 Badminton and TT matches would be played.

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Only corporates can take part in the league and they can register by contacting Mr Saransh Sharma at +91 98764 37899, 0172-5022522, or email at [email protected]. Registrations would be on First come – first serve basis.

Mr Pikender Pal Singh, Regional Director, CII NR shared that “Our aim of holding this tournament is to help corporates learn the art of working as a team, to inculcate a never say die spirit, to learn to play as a cohesive unit and coordinate well with each other to achieve desired results. It has been CII’s endeavour to work towards an all-round growth & development of people working in the corporate sector”.

Mr Arun Rawat, Chairman, CII Himachal Pradesh State Council shared that “This league would be a unique opportunity for corporates to learn the lessons of management through sports. The relevance of competition, team work, target oriented approach and coordination is just as much in sports as it is in corporate sector.


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