1st November, 2015: 7 weeks of cricket carnival, Daredevils Corporate Cup, 2nd edition culminates with a spectacular match between Pavna Group and Jubilant Foodworks played at lush green grounds of Jamia Millia Islamia Sports Complex, after a riveting match Pavna Group lifted the winner’s trophy by chasing a target of 100 runs, Jubilant Foodworks Team pulled up the brave front and slowed the pace of the winning team. The power-packed finale today kept both the team on their toes, while Jubilant Foodworks won the toss and elected to bat first and putting up 99/9 score, it was Pavna Group, which took home the prize by chasing down the soft target in 12.2 overs and 8 wickets to spare.
Talking about the tournament, Sunil Valson – AVP GMR Sports said, “Daredevils Corporate Cup is a unique platform that celebrates sportsmanship and teamwork. The Grand Finale was truly a difficult contest between teams given that both were power houses of sports.”
The finals of the match played in the beautiful stadium of Jamia Islamia Sports Complex ended months of speculation ever since the tournament’s inauguration on 20th September, 2015. The finalists Pavna Group and Jubilant Foodworks, top teams for the Cup had proved their mettle through a series of highly competitive matches throughout the tournament that witnessed huge participation from 1st season, including Mgage, PWC, Spicejet, Indigo, NDTV, Air India, ONGC Videsh, Pavna Group, Jubilant Foodworks, Google, Daikin, Deloitte, Make My Trip, Snap Deal, Jodhpur House, DeeVee Films, Muthoot Group, Metlife, Religare, Apollo Munich, Dial, Damco, Ernst Young among others, battling for the top slot.
About Daredevils Corporate Cup: A T20 cricket tournament for corporate, spread over seven weekends between 20th September till 1st November 2015 at Gurgaon & Delhi. The Daredevils Corporate Cup saw the participation of 24 corporate teams split into 8 groups of. The winner from each group then moves on to the knockout stage.
The Darededevils tournament is a cricket festival of sorts where corporate teams along with their families and friends are invited to cheer for their favorite team, enjoy the cricket, food and nip in the air that Delhi has to offer. While the men sweat it out at the pitch, the rest of the family engaged in the Tarot card session, fitness workshops, bowling nights and dart games.