Chennai, May 12, 2011: This year’s 7UP Lemon Pattalam, the innovative 7 players a side, 7 balls per over and 7 overs an inning cricket tournament, has been won by “Cosmo Village” from Coimbatore. The winners will play a special match with the Chennai Super Kings in 7UP Lemon Pattalam style on May 16th, and rub shoulders with IPL stars. The runners up were “Bullet CC” from Salem.
Ms. Alpana Titus, Executive Vice President, Flavours, PepsiCo India, said, “We would like to congratulate the winners of Lemon Patallam III on their spectacular performance and thank all the participants and fans for their response that made the tournament a success. We wish the winning team the best of luck for their match against the Chennai Super Kings”
7UP Lemon Pattalam, now in its third year, has been a big success with participation growing steadily from all corners of Tamil Nadu. This year over 1500 teams participated in this innovative tournament that adds to the fun-factor of cricket. Besides participating teams, fans and spectators turned up in huge numbers to cheer the participants
Mr. Pratik Pota, Executive Director- South, PepsiCo India, said,“7UP Lemon Pattalam has managed to establish a strong connect with cricket enthusiasts across Tamil Nadu and added to the cricket fever in the state.”
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