Hosts, A.G. Nagpur will clash with A.G. Bhopal in inaugural match at V.C.A. Stadium, Civil Lines in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Cricket Tournament being conducted by the Recreation Club of the Office of The Accountant General (A&E)- II, Maharashtra, Nagpur under the Patronship of Mr. Praveer Kumar, Accountant General (A&E), Nagpur.
The three day West Zone Cricket Tournament will get underway from 4th May 2022 at V.C.A Stadium, Civil Lines, Nagpur with inauguration at 8.30 am. and will conclude on 6th May 2022 at the same Venue. While other teams, Defending Champions A.G. Jaipur will clash with Gwalior at V.C.A Ground, Kalamna, Nagpur , A.G. Ahmedabad will clash with A.G. Rajkot at Dr. Ambedkar College Ground, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur and A.G. Mumbai will clash with A.G. Raipur at Divisional Sports Association, Central Railway, Ajni, in the fixtures drawn today in Managers meet.
Shri. Amitesh Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Nagpur will inaugurate the tournament on
4thMay 2022 at 8.30 am.ShriR. Thiruppathi Venkatasamy, Accountant General (Audit)-II, Maharashtra,Nagpur and Shri. Hemant Gandhi, Hon. Secretary, Vidarbha Cricket Association, Nagpur, will be Guests of Honour.
Prize Distribution ceremony will be held on 6th May 2022 at 11.30 am, Dr. Chhering Dorje, IPS, Special Inspector General of Police, Nagpur Range will grace the occasion as chief guest, along with Shri Prashant Vaidya, formal International Cricket player from the city and Shri R. Thiruppathi Venkatasamy, Accountant General (Audit)-II, Maharashtra, Nagpur will be the Guests of Honour.
Eight Teams namely, A.G. Nagpur, A.G. Jaipur, A.G. Raipur, A.G. Rajkot, A.G. Ahmedabad, A.G. Mumbai, A.G. Gwalior and A.G. Bhopal will vie for IA&AD- West Zone Cricket
Championship during these three days. The Winner and Runner-up teams from this Zone will compete in the Inter Zonal Cricket Tournament slated to be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala later this month.
A.G. Rajasthan, Jaipur, are the defending champions while A.G. Chhattisgarh, Raipur, are the Runners-up. All the matches will be played in T-20 Format and will be played on Knock out basis. Opening four matches of will be played on 4thMay, Semifinals would be played on 5thMay, while finals is slated to be held on 6th May 2022.
Departmental Umpires nominated by office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, New Delhi, for the Tournament are (1) Shri Rakesh Sethi, Chandigarh
(2) Shri NeelmaniDwiwedi, New Delhi (3) Shri Manoharan, Chennai and (4) Shri Satish Durai, Allahabad.
Ambulance and Medical staff assistance are being provided by Kingsway Hospital, Seven Star Hospital, Alexis Hospital. Accommodation of all the teams and Umpires have been arranged at Hotel Tuli International, Sadar, Nagpur.
These matches will be streamedlive, so that every interested person, speciallyevery official employed under Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and their families and friends can witness these matches live from their State itself or even later, as the matches will be available on You Tube channel anytime.