• AVIVO Cricket Tournament 2017

    AVIVO Cricket Tournament 2017

    The highly-anticipated AVIVO Cricket Tournament was held at InSports Club, Al Barsha, on November 10, 2017. The indoor event was organised as a celebration of the spirit of unity and integrity of multiple entities that operate under AVIVO Group.

    Six teams from different assets of AVIVO Group, including AVIVO Head Office, Reem Medical Group, New National Medical Centre, and National Hospital, had participated in the tournament. All the players took part in the indoor cricket tournament with total enthusiasm and zeal, and they all seemed to capture the spirit of cricket.

    The six teams, namely AVIVO Dare Devils, AVIVO Knight Riders, AVIVO Super Kings, AVIVO Lions, AVIVO Indians, and AVIVO Royal Challengers, formed into two groups. During the tournament, which began at 3 PM and lasted till 9 PM, each team in the two groups played against each other, and the winner of each group, namely  AVIVO Lions and AVIVO Dare Devils, played the final. Each game lasted for 30 minutes, involving eight overs per innings, and AVIVO Lions (New National Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi) became the winner defeating AVIVO Dare Devils (AVIVO Head Office).

    Winner and the runner-up, along with the best players, had been awarded trophies and cash awards by former Indian cricketer and all-rounder Robin Singh. Mr. Baber Ali of AVIVO Dare Devils was adjudged ‘Man of the Tournament,’ and Mr. Mohammad Sikandar of AVIVO Lions received ‘Man of the Match.’

    Prominent figures of AVIVO Group, including Amitava Ghosal (Board Member and former CEO) and Amit Agarwal (CFO), had also played with full impact along with other employees. Most of the employees of AVIVO Group were present on the occasion to cheer their preferred teams, making the event a great success.

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