Jaipur, November 2017: The Lucky Draw for selecting the playing teams at Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav was held today at 298 locations across the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Gujarat wherein 16 teams were selected at each of the locations from an over whelming number of team registrations received. More than 14,000 registrations were received from all the 3-states which included men, women, mason, differently abled etc .
Out of the 16 teams in each tehsil of Rajasthan, 2 teams consisting of last year’s tehsil level winner and one team of masons associated with Wonder Cement’s “Saathi” program were entitled for a direct entry. In Madhya Pradesh and Gujrat, one team of masons was entitled for a direct entry. Rest of the teams were selected through lucky draw.
The Tehsil level matches will be held on 2nd and 3rd December 2017. The winning teams from each tehsil will play at their District Headquarters for selecting one team to represent their district. 51 district teams shall meet at 8 Zones across Rajasthan, Gujarat and MP. The finale of the Cricket Mahotsav between the final eight is scheduled to hold on 24th December 2017 in Udaipur , Rajasthan.
About Wonder Cements Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav :
Wonder Cement Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav 2017 is world’s largest Consumer Engagement Campaign involving cricket, where 48000 people will participate across the 3 mega states of India viz. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Gujarat.
It is a high energy 7 players 7 overs tournament which provides a ground for the people of remote areas of our states to up come on the field, show their talents and make their cricket dreams a reality. Giving it a twist, if a team has a girl member it gets 7 runs as bonus for every match, a feature added for encouraging the aspiring women to come up on the field with dignity and play alongside men. With a total cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs to be awarded to the winning teams across the entire tournament from tehsil level to the finals, the champions of the tournament will be awarded 3.5 lakh cash prize. Legendary cricketer Shree Kapil Dev inaugurated the event on the 1st November at our National Capital Delhi and announced that the best player of the tournament will get Rs 1 Lakh bounty directly from him in recognition.
The Scale and the Spirit of Wonder Cement Saath7 Cricket Mahotsav 2017 is directed at encouraging the local talent, promoting women emancipation, bringing unity across all strata of society, and generating local employment. It is eagerly awaited by people to interact, play and enjoy the fun and amusement it brings along.
About Wonder Cement:
Wonder Cement Limited is a leading cement company catering to markets across the country pre-dominating the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Established in 2010 with its headquarters in Udaipur, Rajasthan, Wonder Cement Ltd is known for its high quality of products that reflect the enriched heritage of its parent company RK Marble, a leading name in the marble industry. The company with its plant located at Chittorgarh today produces 6.75 million tons per annum, thus occupying a prominent position in the industry. Special efforts are taken to ensure that the plant upholds the latest environmental norms with the help of reverse air bag house, ESP and a number of nuisance bag filters to remain clean and dust free. The manufacturing unit is established with technical collaborations with Thyssenkrupp and Pfeiffer Ltd. of Germany. Wonder Cement is planning to further expand its current capacity to 10 million tons by setting up a third production line.
The Chief Guest present for the event was Mr. Hemendra Sharma – Thana Incharge Bakrota.