Akola Premier League Khan Cup Cricket Tournament, 2021, has been organised at Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium from February 4 to 14. Total of eight teams in the district will participate in the tournament, informed Munkir Khan, organising chief of the tournament. Khan Cup Organising Committee, backed by Ali Foundation. The registration of the teams will be held till January 17.
Selection of the players will be done on the basis of their performances during test Matches starting from January 24 to 25. Sponsors of the teams will select the players. The players will be selected in three categories – Icon Player, Allrounder player, and bowlers and batsmen. Every team will have 15 players.
The first prize of the competition of Rs 1 lakh has been sponsored by Ali Foundation and the winning team will be awarded the cash prize along with a trophy. The second prize of Rs 51,000 is sponsored by NCP City Chief Vijay Deshmukh.
There will be numerous other prizes for ‘Man of the Match’, ‘Best Bowler’, ‘Best Batsman’, ‘Best Fielder’, ‘Best Catcher’ etc.
Munawar Sheikh and other noted cricket personalities will work as umpires while Masud Rana will discharge responsibility of the commentator.