Divya Dutta Bought Ludhiana Team For Gully Cricket
After the huge success of T-20 concept now T-10 format, called Gully Cricket, has started attracting celebrities. Bollywood actress, Divya Dutta has bought the Ludhiana team.
Divya Dutta said, "I am thrilled to be an owner of this team and will do my best for them. The T-10 format has enabled bringing out some of the best youngsters from all over the country. There are some very good players who play in the back alleys of our country and it is time their talent is showcased before the country”.
The Gully Cricket is scheduled to start from September 19 till November 20. The grand finale will take place in Kanpur.
The teams that will be playing in the Gully Cricket are, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Panchkula, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Ballia, Patna, Gwalior, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Surat, Nashik, Latur and Daman which will be telecasted live on DD Sports Channel.
Anoop Wadhwa, the director of Reasonable Communications Pvt Ltd and one of the organisers of the Gully Cricket, said that apart from Divya Dutta, they would 'sell' the 16 city teams across different states to other sponsors and celebrities to further popularise it.
Bollywood actor, Riteish Deshmukh is the brand ambassador of the event. According to sources, the game is only open for gully players in small cities or far flung towns around the country and not for the established players. The source revealed that the T-10 format is not officially sanctioned by the Indian cricket board.