K J Somaiya College of Engineering hosted the Wheelchair Cricket India and Para Wheelchair Cricket Association Maharashtra for an exhibition match as part of the inaguration of its annual sports event ‘ Skream’.
The National and the Maharashtra State team went head-to-head in a game of wheelchair cricket on the multipurpose court. Competing teams have had an illustrious past, with the National team having defeated the national teams of Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Paralympic sports have always held a special place in Skream. For years, Skream has strived to give a platform to paralympic sportspersons and make them accessible to the general audience.
This was the sixth year of the college’s national level annual sports festival. K J Somaiya College of Engineering hosted students from over 200 institutes at the Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai Campus. KJSCE has always been at the forefront when it comes to the nurturing and encouraging young talents in the field of sports. Skream is a medium through which it celebrates sportsmanship and encourages budding sportspersons.
The event saw competition amongst an array of indoor and outdoor games including Football, Cricket, Badminton, Rink Football, Chess, Throwball, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Squash, Carrom, Box Cricket, Athletics, Volleyball, and Table Tennis.
With a state of the art infrastructure, the Somaiya Vidyavihar campus possesses some of the finest outdoor fields and courts.