First pink ball cricket tournament for women cricketers in Mysore, India

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Women’s Pro cricket league (WPCL) is a T-20 tournament to be held in Mysore from 12th to 16th June 2017. The main motto of conducting this tournament is to promote women’s cricket in Mysore and our country. There is so much of talent in our country and this is a just small initiative to help recognize and promote women’s cricket.

The main highlight of this tournament is that this is the first ever Pink ball tournament for women cricketers in India. There are a total of 8 teams who are going to participate and fight for the championship on 16th June. There will be 4 matches held per day in Gangotri and JC grounds. The teams are divided into 2 groups with 4 teams each and each team gets to play 3 league matches each day. The top 2 teams enter the semifinals which is held on 15th June 2017.

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first women's pink ball cricket tournament in mysuru

This is first of its kind where current Karnataka players like Rakshitha Krishnappa, Sanjana Batni, Prathyusha Challuru, Sahana Pawar, Vanitha Vr and Akanksha Kohli have taken keen interest and made efforts in organizing this tournament. These are the current Ranji players for the Karnataka team who also represented zone in their respective age groups and Vanitha VR is the opening batswoman of our country and we are very proud to have her on board with the team and working effortlessly to make sure this tournament is a success. A special mention to Hithaishi Basavaraju who has helped us a lot in our logo and banner designing.

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first women's pink ball cricket tournament in mysuru

We have a few sponsors who have come forward to support this mega event and we are very thankful to them. To name a few, we thank our Main and Title sponsor – Ekakinn Imports and Exports pvt ltd
Trophy sponsor – Orgobliss
Ball Sponsor – Twister
Winners and Runners sponsor – Ds Max and VREP
Jersey Sponsor – CAP, Save the tiger,
Media Sponsor – Various newspapers.
Other Sponsors – Agratha Kreeda Pvt ltd, Sitas, Akarsha, Ace Montessori, Max
Special thanks to – Moonwalkr
Radio Partner –

“Our special thanks to Mysore University and MUCSC and KSCA for organizing this event. This is in association with these organisations that we are able to conduct this tournament,” says Vanitha VR. 

We take immense pleasure to invite you to the 1st ever Women’s Pro Cricket League. We are proud to the waves that has been created by this event to take cricket to the next level. The aim is to create more awareness in the youth through this tournament to invite more number of girls to take up cricket as their profession. Let’s join hand in hand and make the youth know the real value of cricket.

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Vishal Yadav, Founder & CEO at Female Cricket

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