Surat: Team Hazira of ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) emerged as the winner of the AM/NS India inter-location cricket tournament, organised at AMNS Township in Hazira from November 29 to December 2, 2023.
The exciting T20 cricket tournament organised by the HR and Admin Team of AM/NS India at Hazira witnessed the participation of 11 teams from various locations of AM/NS India. A total of 13 matches, including ten league matches, two semifinals, and a final, were played during the tournament.
Team Hazira took on Team Khopoli in the final match on December 2. Team Hazira posted a score of 179 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. In response, Team Khopoli managed to score only 73 runs for the loss of 9 wickets, handing Team Hazira a big win.
Dr. Anil Matoo, Head – HR Operations, IR and Administration at AM/NS India, said, “We are thrilled to witness the cricketing talent and sportsmanship displayed by all the teams in this tournament. The event not only showcased the incredible talent within AM/NS India but also highlighted the value of teamwork. I congratulate Team Hazira for their outstanding performance and appreciate all the participants for making this event a grand success.”
Nirav Patel, Captain of Team Hazira, was named the best batsman of the final match. Yash Patel was named the best bowler and man of the match. The honour of the man of the series went to Viral Patel.
Dr. Matoo handed over the trophy to the winning team. The presentation ceremony also included Santosh Mundhada, Executive Director – Projects, Hazira, Capt. Yogeshkumar Gaur, Head – Human Resources, Hazira, Baiju Masrani, Head – Operations, Hazira; and Deepak Sindkar, Head – Bulk Raw Materials, Hazira.
The other participants of the tournament include teams from AM/NS India locations at Barbil, Vizag, Paradeep, Pune, Dabuna, Gandhidham, the Rest of India, Mumbai, and Port & Power.
ABOUT ARCELORMITTAL NIPPON STEEL INDIA (AM/NS India):
ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, two of the world’s leading steel manufacturing organisations. A leading integrated flat carbon steel producer in India, the company has a crude steel capacity of 9 million tonnes per annum with state-of-the-art downstream facilities. It produces a fully diversified range of flat steel products, including value-added steel, and has a pellet capacity of 20 million tonnes.