Indore: With 1600 plus participants competing in more than 35 events, Ranbhoomi — the annual sports fest of Indian Institute of Management Indore kick-started on Friday. Day-1 of the fest saw a lot of zeal and excitement with the IIST team winning by 7 wickets against IIT-Indore at IIMI grounds and LNCT beating BSSS by 6 wickets, in the closed event of cricket.
Barkatullah University team won the first match of basketball against the IIM Indore team, with two points in the lead and the final score standing at 28-26. The matches of Kabaddi and Volleyball followed next with the IIST team winning against Robin Hood and the team from Sharda University beating CTW, to win the round-1 of these closed events. IIT-Indore won the event of football.
It was a mixed day for IIT Indore as it lost cricket match but one the football one. The day also saw a workshop conducted by SMC Global as a part of the financial literacy initiative of this edition of Ranbhoomi. In conclusion to the action-packed day-1 of Ranbhoomi’19 was the first of many promised informal events, a thrilling-fun-filled Poker Night, wherein participants came in to try their luck while trying to win a buck, or more accurately prizes worth Rs 20,000.