The Closing Ceremony of the 1st Kanaklata Baruah Inter Zonal State Women’s Cricket Championship 2021, organised by Assam Cricket Association, was held on Sunday at the ACA Stadium, Barsapara, Guwahati.
The event, which marked the conclusion of the said tournament that was going on from February 8, 2021, was graced by Kamakhya Saikia, Joint Secretary, Assam Cricket Association, Tapash Chakraborty, Member, Apex Council, Assam Cricket Association, Runumi Barkotoky, Member, Apex Council, Assam Cricket Association; Sujit Kakati, Chief Executive Officer, Assam Cricket Association; Dr. Ganesh Dutt Chugh, Technical Director, State Cricket Academy, Assam; Nazreen Ahmed, Chairman, Women Selection Committee and Shuchi Kulshrestha, Head, Women Cricket Development, Rajasthan Royals and many other guests.
Speaking on the occasion, Kamakhya Saikia, Joint Secretary, Assam Cricket Association shed light on the important role the 1st Kanaklata Baruah Inter Zonal State Women’s Cricket Championship 2021 would play in the development of the Women’s Cricket in the state of Assam.
Addressing the audience, Ganesh Dutt Chugh, Technical Director, State Cricket Academy, Assam said that such tournaments would go a long way in inspiring the talented Women Cricketers of the state to leave a mark in the sport. The esteemed guests present on the occasion gave away the prizes at the end of the Closing Ceremony.
Player of the Final Match – Genevie Pando (Head Quarter Zone) – 50 runs n.o. and 3 wickets
Best Batter – Priyanka Baruah (Upper Assam Zone) – 227 runs
Best Bowler – Nirupama Boro (Head Quarter Zone) – 9 wickets
Player of the Tournament – Gayatri Gurung (Upper Assam Zone) – 269 runs and 5 wickets