The 2nd edition of the BCCI Corporate Trophy
will be played across 4 venues - Chennai, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Bangalore - from 1st to 8th September. The trophy has been named after Raj Singh Dungarpur, the former BCCI president who passed away last year.
As part of the tournament, Group C matches are being scheduled in Hyderabad at the Gymkhana Grounds and Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. The opening match on the second day will feature last year's winners Air India taking on Chemplast team on 3rd September, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.
Air India, one of the strongest teams in the fray, will have players who have featured in the Indian National Team, such as Mohd Kaif, Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Manvinder Bisla, Naman Ojha, R P Singh, Reetinder Sodhi and Yuvraj Singh. The other members include Ajit Chandila, Ankit Chavan, Harmeet Singh, Dheeraj Jadhav, Deepak Joon, Dhawal Kulkarni, Chandan Madan, Sushant Marathe, Shrikanth Munde, Siddharth Trivedi and Paul Valthaty.
Balachandra Akhil will lead State Bank of Mysore. Anutosh Poll, Sreenath Aravind, Narayan Aravinda, Anand Katti, Ramachandra Kishore, Manjunath, Thilak Naidu, Syed Nooruddin, Nagaraj Ramesh, Talpa Sai, Sasikumar, Sudhakar Vijay Kumar and Chethan William are the other members of the team.
Entry to all the matches is free. Please contact Hyderabad Cricket Association at 2790-5676 for further details.