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Amity University and RBEF Employees played Cricket and Football to promote sportsmanship spirit during “Sangathan 2007”

The grounds of Amity Campus, Sector- 44 Noida was bustling with activity since morning. As a part of ongoing annual inter- institutional sports meet “Sangathan”, a Cricket Match and a Football Match was organized between R.B.E.F Employees and Amity Institutions.

The spectators thronged the ground to view one of the most exuberant and spectacular in- house 15 overs Cricket Match. The Amity Institutions Team was lead by Dr. Gurinder Singh- Pro- VC, Amity University and D.G- Amity International Business School and Mr. Ajit Chauhan lead the RBEF Team. Amity Institutions won the toss and decided to bat first. The players of both the teams were geared up to give smashing defeat to the rival team. Amity Institutions started scoring on every ball and were able to gather 142 runs loosing 7 wickets.

The second half of the match was very exciting and engrossing. Initially, the victory of RBEF Team seemed inevitable despite the tight fielding by the team of Amity Institutions. Till eleventh over the tide was in favour of the team of RBEF Team but in the twelfth and thirteenth over, the excellent bowling by the team of Amity Institutions intimidated the batmen of the rival team. And as a result they were only able to make 127 runs loosing 7 wickets in a nail biting finish

Seamless performance of the players of Amity Institutions Team made the team undisputed winner by 15 runs.

The Cricket Match was followed by a Football Match between RBEF Employees and Amity Institutions.
After the glorious winning of Amity Institutions in the Cricket Match, palpable excitement and occasional frisson was seen on the faces of the spectators throughout the match. Amity Institutions Team played the match with remarkable acumen and finesse. They played very aggressively without giving a chance to the rival team of scoring any goal. As a result Amity Institutions Team won the match by 5-0 because of their coordination and dauntless motivation.

Applauding the courage and amazing skills shown by both the teams, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan- Founder President, Amity Universe said that in a game one has to win and other has to loose. Victory or defeat doesn’t matter what matters is the spirit and courage to play. One should not be buckled down with the defeat but should be determined to make a mark next time and there is always a next time.

“Sangathan” is a month long mega event organized every year to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan- Founder President, Amity Universe. It is Inter Institutional Sports, Games, & Athletics Meet in which the students from all Amity Campuses across India - Jaipur; Lucknow; Noida; Maneswar and Delhi participate. The valediction of the event coincides with the birthday of Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan on October 24, 2007. The winners of various sports and games will be felicitated on the monumental day.

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