MUMBAI, (GNI): L-R: T20 Mumbai League Commissioner Sunil Gavaskar, T20 Mumbai League Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar, and T20 Mumbai League Mentor Dilip Vengsarkar at the press conference of T20 Mumbai League 2019 in Mumbai – photo by Sumant Gajinkar
MUMBAI, (GNI): Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) today announced the Match Schedule of the 2nd edition of T20 Mumbai League to be held from 14th to 26th May 2019 at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This year will witness a total of 23 matches across 13 days between 8 teams, with double-headers every day in the league stage.
The 2nd edition of Mumbai’s very own T20 cricket league was launched amidst much fanfare today at a press conference that was attended by MCA Ad-hoc Managing Committee Members, T20 Mumbai League Commissioner – Sunil Gavaskar, T20 Mumbai League Mentor – Dilip Vengsarkar, and T20 Mumbai League Ambassador – Sachin Tendulkar.
The eight teams were drawn into two groups, Group A and Group B. Each team will play the teams in their respective group once, in addition to 2 intra-group matches drawn by lots, making it a total of 5 matches per team in the league stage.
|Group A||Group B|
|1. Aakash Tigers MWS||5.SoBo SuperSonics|
|2. Triumph Knights MNE||6. Shivaji Park Lions|
|3. Eagle Thane Strikers||7. NaMo Bandra Blasters|
|4. North Mumbai Panthers||8. ARCS Andheri|
Opening match on day one will see new entrant Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburbs take on the defending champion, Triumph Knights Mumbai North East. The 2nd match on day one will see ARCS Andheri slug it out against SoBo Supersonics under floodlights. Full match schedule as attached.
All matches will be screened live on Star Sports 3, and Star Sports 1 Marathi including a few matches to be aired on Star Sports 2 & Star Sports 2 HD in addition to live streaming on Hotstar.
Tickets for Mumbai’s very own T20 cricket league will be available on Bookmyshow.com from 5th May’19. Two Matches daily at Mumbai’s iconic Wankhede Stadium, 3.30pm and 7.30pm.
About T20 Mumbai League 2019 Launched in 2018, T20 Mumbai League is a Mumbai based cricket league played in Twenty20 format which aims to build a platform for future superstars of cricket, highlighting the best local cricket talent of Mumbai. The inaugural edition of the league saw Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar as the brand ambassador. Featuring Indian international cricketers like Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw, all matches were held at the magnificent Wankhede Stadium. Aiming to identify, develop and promote cricketers at the grassroots level, the forthcoming editions will continue to contribute in the true cricketing spirit of Mumbai. Probability Sports will plan, market and execute T20 Mumbai League in its entirety and ensure its grand success.ends