Akhilesh bags ‘Man of the Match’ trophy in CM XI Vs IAS XI
Lucknow: The warm Sunday morning came with the ‘Man of the Match trophy’ for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the customary cricket match played between CM XI and IAS XI during the IAS week.
The Chief Minister lifted the trophy for his innings of 65 runs. The CM XI batting first scored 128 runs while IAS XI fell short of the target by two runs.
- CM XI won the toss and chose to bat first.
- Gave a target of 129 runs to IAS XI.
- Akhilesh got the best batsmen award also.
- UP Minister Kamaal Akhtar got the award for best fielder.
Arrangements made for the match:
- Cricket kits for players.
- Arrangement of electricity and weather making on the ground.
- Tents and arrangement of food and snacks.
- Private vehicles for travelling.
- LCD mounted on the ground.
- Sound system, score board and others.
Rs 5 crore spent last year:
- Last year’s match was organized by Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Department Corporation (UPSIDC).
- It is being speculated that this time also the same amount will incur on the match.
- According to the sources UPSIDC will bear all the expenses.