Gorkha Brewery has won the Coca-Cola Indoor Corporate Cup Cricket Tournament that concluded at Velocity Arena, an Indoor Cricket hall, at Ratopul in Kathmandu, on September 11, 2016.
The winning team got the Silver trophy instead of cash prize as an experiment for the first time in Nepal. All the other individual awards for the players were silver trophies as well.
Altogether, 12 teams from corporate sector participated in the tournament organised by Coca-Cola Nepal and Nepal Sports Management Private Limited. The participating teams were divided into four groups with top two teams from each of the group secured berths in the last eight of the tournament to be played under league-cum-knockout format.
Yeti Airlines, Bottlers Nepal and NCC Bank were drawn in the Group A while Group B comprised of, Sipradi Trading, Himalayan Distillery and Premier Insurance. Similarly, F1 Soft International Private Limited, Gorkha Brewery, and Hansaraj Hulashchand and Company Private Limited were in Group C and Kantipur Television, Nepal Sports Journalists Forum and Samriddhi Foundation were drawn in Group D.
All the matches were played in a 12-Over format, and four matches were held on the first day of the tournament while six matches each were held in the following two days.
The tournament started with a celebrity match, where various celebrities including Paras Khadka, Sarad Bheswakar, Rima Biswokarma, Nagma Shrestha, Yama Budhha to name a few.