Lucknow, May 2 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) Beverage major Coca-Cola India announced Kolkata as winner of the Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal Zonal Finals of Sprite Gully Cricket championship-Season IV held at the Chandra Bhanu Ground , Lucknow.
Kolkata Team emerged as the winners of the Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal Zonal Finals of Gully Cricket Championship. Moradabad Team emerged as the runners up.
The cricket championship was inaugurated by Former Indian Cricket player, Jyoti Yadav and Rajan Sharma, Sales Manager, Lucknow, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
The exciting match ended in favor of Kolkata Team amidst accolades and cheering from the fans.
This year, the new season of Gully Cricket Champs involved participation from around 5,00,000 cricket players from 11 states, 27 cities across four zones in India.
As a part of the initiative, each city hosted an independent tournament involving 32 teams playing a Knock-Out Tournament.
According to Rajan Sharma, Sales Head, Lucknow, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, “Through Gully Cricket champs, we aim to unearth cricketing talent amongst youngsters and encourage them to take up sports as career.”
Winners selected from city league matches from 27 cities received a MEGA prize of Rs 1 lakh while runners up team was awarded cash prize worth Rs 50, 000.
The zonal winners from the matches received a MEGA prize of Rs 5 lakh.