United We Play, United We Win: ‘Intra-University Cricket Tournament’ 2018-19

United We Play, United We Win: ‘Intra-University Cricket Tournament’ 2018-19


The importance of sports encompasses more than just the benefit of physical activity. It helps in enhancing self-esteem and mental alertness among students. Also, it teaches punctuality, discipline and teamwork. Keeping this in mind, with enormous spirit and gusto, Jagran Lakecity University hosted an ‘Intra-University Cricket Tournament’ from 7th to 8th March 2019. The Houses; Lakecity Lions, Lakecity Sharks, and Lakecity Hawks battled an exceptionally unyielding display to render vigorous power play and crafty manoeuvres in a two-day event.

The tournament witnessed great batting and disciplined bowling while the fielders ran their hearts out to try and secure a win for their respective teams. All the houses played their hearts out in trying to secure glory. All decked up to prove their mettle. The enthusiastic crowd experienced a thrilling performance with the two teams exhibiting their best in the limited fifteen over match.

The valedictory session was graced by Hon’ble Prof. Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor, JLU, Prof. Dr. Vivek Khare, Dean, JLU and Dr. R. Nesamoorthy, Registrar, JLU. The final match exhibited sportsmanship from both the team with the victory falling into the lap of  Lakecity Hawks. While the winners were cheered, the efforts of the runners up i.e Lakecity Lions were equally appreciated.  Both the teams presented an impressive show.

The matches were strictly organized on the rules of the respective federations commences with intra-house matches, followed by league matches and then the finals. Results accord as follows: 
1st Match:-
Lakecity Sharks v/s Lakecity Hawks
Score:- 54 – 99
Winners- Lakecity Hawks
2nd Match:-
Lakecity Lions v/s Lakecity Sharks
Score:- 80 – 76
Winners- Lakecity Lions
Final match:-
Lakecity Lions v/s Lakecity Hawks
Score:- 75 – 86
Winners- Lakecity Hawks
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