The National Pharmacy Cricket League at End Point Manipal: A Pictorial

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That went through the defense and uprooted the stumps !

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences hosted first National Pharmacy Cricket League, a T20 cricket tournament at the Manipal University Cricket Ground, End Point, Manipal. Six teams from across the  the country participated in this 6 day event held between 27th of March and 2nd April 2012.

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Inauguration by Pro Chancellor Dr. H. S. Ballal

The tournament was inaugurated by Pro Chancellor Dr. H. S. Ballal,by lighting the traditional lamp. He asked the players to play fair and in the spirit of the game.

 

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The players are lined up for the inaugural ceremony and are reflected in the glistening winners trophy!
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The trophy for the winners of the National Pharmacy League along with trophies for the best performances.
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An action snap from the National Pharmacy league at End Point Manipal. that ball went over the boundary lines.

The tournament attracted a decent crowd throughout and most of the Matches were very close. The home team, MCOPS, Manipal made it to semi-finals where they lost by a whisker.

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That went through the defense and uprooted the stumps !
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As a photographer, you need to be in the right position to get that perfect photo. Here, I tried to capture the strain on the bowler during the final delivery stride!
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And sometimes, you get lucky to capture something funny. This one though hurt the batsman quite a bit. Ouch!

The chief guest at the closing ceremony was Vice Chancellor Dr. K. Ramnarayan, himself a fine cricketer during his college days. He encouraged the students to take part in similar tournaments and use every facility provided by the university to develop their sporting skills.

 

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Vice Chancellor Dr. K. Ramnarayan (Center) with Principal Dr. N. Udupa (near trophy) and Vice Principal Dr. C. Mallikarjuna Rao at the Finals

 

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Handing over of Trophy to captain of the Winning Team CL Baid Mehta College, Chennai

CLBM Chennai won the finals against KLE Belgaum. Manjunath of CLBM Chennai was declared the Man of the Match and Man of the Tournament.

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The Champions of the National Pharmacy League 2012 - C L Baid Mehta College, Chennai

 

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