Cricket extravaganza KPPL to commence on Nov 15

JAMMU: Volunteers of Kashmiri Pandit Community, under the banner of Iqwat Sports Organization will be organizing a mega cricket tournament, Kashmiri Pandit Premier League (KPPL) at KC Sports Club ground from November 15, 2020.
The objective of the tournament is to give fillip to sports in KP community and its slogan is ‘KPPL for cause and unity’.
Top Kashmiri Pandit cricket teams will participate in first of its kind cricket extravaganza, which will be grouped in four pools with four teams each.
The teams have already confirmed their entries for this mega cricket event, which will be played on league cum knockout basis, with ‘all play all pattern in the league/pool phase’ to be followed by QFs and semis in the knockout stage/phase.
For boosting the morale of young cricketers and helping the volunteers to hold the event in a befitting manner, the organizers have invited former Indian cricketer and IPL star, Suresh Raina to be the Chief Guest in the closing ceremony, to be held after the final match on November 30, 2020.
According to the organizers, all the participating teams will be provided with good quality colour uniforms, besides match balls, breakfast, lunch and other allied requisite items.
“Top performers of the tournament in different departments of the game will be felicitated. Apart from honouring man of the match awardees of all 31 matches, the players who emerge as man of the series, best batsman, best bowler and best fielder will also be honoured,” informed the organizers.
The winners and runners-up teams will be honoured with handsome cash awards. The fixtures will be drawn in presence of the captains of all the participating teams.
The organisers assured that the SOPs and guidelines issued by the Govt in amid Covid-19 pandemic will be followed in letter and spirit.
For further information, the teams and the sponsors can contact the organizers on the given contact numbers +91-7006897800, +91-9622690657 and +91-6005436955.