Patna: The prize cum felicitation ceremony of Casa Picolla School Cricket League, organised by Turning Point, was held at the Premchand Rangshala in Patna on Thursday.
Patna Mayor Sita Sahu, President of Karni Sena (Bihar) Amit Singh Ujjain, Convenor of Karni Sena Rohit Singh, Rajesh Sharma, MD Casa Picolla inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. Vijay Sharma and Pooja, Directors of Turning Point welcomed the guests.
Turning Point’s director cum organising chairman Vijay Sharma said that veteran personalities who have played an important role in the development of education, medicine, media, sports and other fields were honoured.
The players of the winner JIS Jabanz and runner-up Oxford Super King teams and the best performing players in the tournament were honoured and awarded. On this occasion, the owner of JIS Janbaaz gave tickets to the players of his team for the IPL match to be held in Kolkata.
The players were felicitated and awarded by many dignitaries including Bihar Labour Resources Minister Surendra Sharma and President of Bihar Players Association Mrityunjay Tiwari.
Veteran personalities who were honoured:
People’s Representative Category: Indradeep Kumar Chandravanshi (Councillor) Dr Ashish Kumar Sinha (Councillor), Manoj Kumar “Munna Jaiswal” (Councillor ), Vinod Kumar (Member, Empowered Standing Committee of PMC, Sweta Rai (Member, Empowered Standing Committee), Asfar Ahmed (Councillor)
Sports Correspondent: Mohammad Ishauddin (Rashtriya Sahara), Arun Singh (Dainik Jagran), Alok Singh (Dainik Bhaskar), Amarnath (Daily Aaj), Dharmnath (Prabhat Khabar), Ashish (Rashtriya Sahara), Ravi Shankar (Hindustan), Razi Ahmed ( Qaumi Tanzim), Vikas Pandey (I Next), Ashish Gupta (Photographer, Dainik Bhaskar).
Adhikari Madan Mohan Prasad (Sardar Patel Khel Ratna), Devaki Nandan Das (Life Time Achievement Award); Ranjit Bhattacharya (Senior Cricket Coach), Rajasekhar (Sports Promoter), Ganesh Dutt (Sports Promoter), Saurabh Chakraborty (Senior Cricketer and Sports Promoter), Ronit Narayan (Sports Promoter), Dr Kundan (Physiotherapist), Ujjwal Singh (Sports Promoter), MP Verma (Senior Cricket Coach), Sumit Sharma (Sports Promoter), Krishna Patel, Santosh Kumar, Ajit Singh (All Youth Cricket Coaches), Ashutosh Sinha (Senior Umpire), Manoj Kumar (Secretary, Patna Football Association), Mukesh Kumar, Ravi Baaz, Kundan Kumar, Dheeraj Kumar, Prince Kumar (Youth Cricket Coach), Vikas Kumar, Saurabh Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Vishal Pandey, Avinash Kumar, Karan Kumar, Priyanshu Azad, Ankit (Youth Cricketer), Manish Kumar, Govind Kumar (Youth Physiotherapist), Mrityunjay Jha (Youth Announcer), Mausam Sharma, Rajesh Dwivedi, Prem Ranjan, Harshit Mehta, Ashish Arya, Divya Jyoti.
Women Cricketers: Shikha Sonia, Tejaswita Srivastava, Rimjhim Singh, Sana Ali, Sagarika, Swarnima Chakraborty, Shweta Gupta (Physiotherapist of Under-15 Bihar Cricket),
People honoured from the education world include Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida, Devbhoomi Uttarakhand University, Dehradun, Roorkee Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Sanskriti University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Geeta University, Panipat, Haryana, Manav Rachna University, Faridabad, Haryana, Budge Budge Institute of Technology, Kolkata, JBIT, Dehradun, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, Oxford Business College, Patna, GIS Group of Colleges, Kolkata, Rungta Educational Foundation, Bhilai.
Best of the tournament:
Man of the Tournament: Manjeet Kumar (Rungta Warriors), Best Bowler: Satyam Pandey (JIS Janbaaz), Best Wicketkeeper: Neeraj Kumar (JIS Janbaaz), Best Fielder: Sudhanshu Kumar (Oxford Super Kings). Best Fielder: Shivam Kumar (JIS Jabanj).
Emerging Players: Divyanshu (Manav Rachna Lions), Ravi Kumar (HIT Knight Riders), Ayush Kumar (RIT), Satyam Kumar (BBIT), Vinay Kumar (JNOIT), Naveen Kumar (BBU Bombers), Nitin Kumar (BBIT), Vivek Kumar (Cultural Dabangg), Prateek Sinha (BBIT), Rajveer Singh (JBIT), Deepak Kumar.
Pitch Curators: Shubham Pandey, Himanshu Rishu, Rajeev Nandan, Mantu Kumar.