- Played in the Twenty20 format, the 12thedition of the annual competition featured 16 top IT teams from Pune
- Tournament organized by IDeaS in the memory of its late employee Ankur Joglekar, who introduced and avidly promoted the game in the company
Pune, April 2, 2016: IDeaS Revenue Solutions (a SAS company), the leading provider of revenue management software solutions and advisory services, hosted a felicitation ceremony for the winners of ‘IDeaS Ankur Joglekar Memorial (AJM) Inter-IT cricket tournament 2016’, at Vivanta by Taj, Koregaon Park on 1st April. Dilip Vengsarkar, vice-president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and former Indian captain, presented awards to the winning teams and top individual performers of the tournament in the presence of K.S. Prashant, Managing Director of IDeaS Revenue Solutions and senior leaders from other major IT companies in the city.
TCS was conferred with the championship trophy for clinching win over Tech Mahindra in the finals played few days ago.
Siddharth Mukhariya from TCS and Jagdeep Pathare from Synerzip won the awards for ‘Best Bowler’ and ‘Best Batsman’ respectively, while Gaurav Singh from TCS was adjudged the ‘Man of the Series.’
IDeaS, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini, IBM, Honeywell, Cognizant, KPIT amongst others participated in the tournament this year. The matches, which began from 20th February, were played over the weekends and followed the international rules and regulations of the Twenty20 format.
IDeaS, which is committed to employee and workplace safety, is also promoting use of helmets amongst two-wheeler riders in the city through this tournament and other internal initiatives.