NUS & KPMG – Battle on Cricket Grounds

Surya reports on a cricket friendly between the NUS MBA team and KPMG at the Ceylon Sports Club.
As I passed through the Ceylon sports club near the Farrer Park MRT about a month back, I wondered if I would get to play on that lovely ground.

This small dream of mine came true quickly when I heard that the NUS MBA team was going to play a friendly cricket match against KPMG at the very same venue. I was also excited because of my extreme love and passion for the game of cricket and felt it could prove to be an exclusive opportunity to catch up with some folks from KPMG to find out more about their operations and work culture in Singapore.

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Willow Weekend

Captain of the NUS MBA Cricket Team Ankur Bansal shares the highlights of the Cricket tournament against NUS School of Science and NTU. 

Sports fever just can’t subside in NUS Business School. Sports have always proved to be a stress-buster in this increasingly monotonous academic environment. We just concluded a Cricket Tournament which was not only exhilarating, but also tested the skills of the players.

NUS MBA organized and sponsored a Cricket tournament with three teams participating in the same. The three teams were from NUS MBA, NUS School of Science and NTU. The tournament kicked off with the first match being between the two NUS teams. The excitement was palpable as each one of us was determined to do their best on the field. The MBA team lost the toss and was put in to bat. The innings started on a bad note with wickets tumbling along with a dearth of runs. Some respectability to the score was restored by a breezy partnership between Ankur Bansal and Sanjay Rao. The team set a target of 94 runs in just 16 overs for opponents.

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