In the cricket world, new things are created at every moment. From new records to new tournaments, cricket never fails to amaze the fans. The Indian fans are enjoying the thrilling Test series between India and England on home soil. In between this, India is going to witness another new tournament. Indian Veteran Premier League is all set to commence from February 23 in Dehradun.
Indian Veteran Premier League:
The Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL) is set to kick off its inaugural edition on February 23 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun. Organized by the Indian Power Cricket Academy (IPCA) and presented by the Board of Veteran Cricket India (BVCI), this T20 tournament is tailored for cricket veterans aged 40 and above.
Star-studded teams, including VVIP Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan Legends, Red Carpet Delhi, Chhattisgarh Warriors, Telangana Tigers, and Mumbai Champions, will feature legendary players like Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Praveen Kumar, Yusuf Pathan, and Herschelle Gibbs. With each team acquiring the services of four to five iconic players from around the world, IVPL promises to be a platform for seasoned cricketers to exhibit their skills and relive their love for the game.
Praveen Tyagi’s Words:
A new tournament is on its way to commence. Cricket fans worldwide are going to experience another thrilling tournament. With this tournament, they will get a chance to witness their cricketing heroes again. Praveen Tyagi, the Acting President of BVCI and Chairman of IVPL, has given an exciting update on the tournament, ensuring the enthusiastic participation of cricket legends like Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag, and Suresh Raina.
He said, “We are trying to create one of the best League in India after IPL, we have added the World’s best cricketers for the stature of Veteran Cricket, such as Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina. This will infuse a new energy for Veteran Cricket in India as well as it will work like magic for Veteran Cricketers, who are living their passion for playing with International Cricketers from the World.”
Further, he added, “We are excited for our first season which will be a highly attended event, all live matches on Euro Sports, DD Sports, and FANCODE too, many other exciting Opportunities for the First season, just wait for the Magic to unfold on February 23 to March 3.”