The ten-day ‘East Delta University Premier Cricket League 2019’ (EPL 2019) ended at the university playground in Mojaffar Nagar area in the city on Sunday.
The cricket league was categorised into two parts where Cricket Hitters clinched the title of boys’ category and Cricket Diva’s the girls’ category.Cricket Hitters defeated My Bros by four wickets while Cricket Diva’s the Black Eagles by six wickets at the final matches.
East Delta University (EDU) Vice Chancellor Professor Muhammad Sekandar Khan was present as the chief guest at the final matches and prize giving ceremony.
Addressing the ceremony, the VC Professor Sekandar said this is the high time to ensure gender equality and EDU believes in equal rights of boys and girls in every sector of the society.
“We ensured the participations of girls in the cricket tournament along the boys to encourage them,” he said.
EDU Founding Vice Chairman Sayeed Al Noman said they are providing many facilities to the students to engage with sports and other extracurricular activities.
“EDU is the only private university in Chattogram having permanent playground where different kinds of game are held for the students,” he said adding that it also has various indoor game facilities.EDU Registrar Sajal Kanti Barua, Planning and Development Director Shafayet Kabir Chowdhury, School of Liberal Arts Dean Md Shahidul Islam Chowdhury, Adil’s Makeover’s Owner Adil Kabir and Sahela, Assistant Professor ATM Mahmudur Rahman and EDU Sports Club Adviser Jabed Anwar addressed the programme among others.
EDU Sports Club organised the cricket tournament where 32 teams of boys and six teams of girls participated.
Adil’s Makeover, On Look Event Management and Kishwan were the sponsors of the EPL 2019.