The second edition of Skyline Corporate Cricket Tournament was a treat for the cricket lovers and event to watch out this season. Fortnight long tournament which started on February 15, 2016 culminated on February 26, 2016.
Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Professor, Dean at the Skyline University Sharjah inaugurated the tournament.
Inaugural Match was played between defending champions IFFCO V/S Sharaf DG. Sharaf DG won the match by 39 runs.
In the finals Sharaf DG defeated Thumbay by 16 runs to win this prestigious tournament. Man of the match for the finals was Mohd. Roshan of Sharaf DG, while the best batsman of the tournament was Karan of Sharaf DG and the best bowler was Atif of Thumbay. Last but not the Gihan from Thumbay was adjudged player of the tournament.
Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Mr. Rakesh Gaur, Deputy. Director-Marketing & Admissions, Skyline University Sharjah gave away the prizes to the winners.
This tournament also assumes significance as this year Skyline enters into its twenty sixth year. Participation of eight teams from the corporate world added grace to this occasion.
SUC makes special efforts to promote sports activities since sports are an integral part of any institution. A well-equipped campus with the world-class facilities for all kinds of sports activities and especially floodlit cricket field make it convenient for such great events to happen.
Mr. Sanjay Benjamin who heads the Sports Department is the spirit behind this tournament .The purpose of this tournament is both to develop the competitive spirit among the corporates and to de-stress them from work pressure.
Some of the other activities which make SUC a hub of sporting activities include: Inter School and Inter University School Sports Festival which include sports like Cricket, Football, Basketball, Table Tennis and Throw Ball.