YSL cricket tourney begins 16 June

By NT Bureau Published on Jun 16, 2018 03:33 PM IST

Chennai: The much awaited 'Ponvandu YSL T20 season 2' cricket tournament for underprivileged youth will commence tomorrow.

Organised by Youth Sports League (YSL) (P) Ltd in association with Ashok Nagar-based V V Charitable Trust (VVCT), the matches will be conducted at Ramakrishna Mission Ground, G N Chetty Road, T Nagar, from 17 to 24 June (between 8 am and 4 pm).

According to Chartered Accountant and VVCT trustee A S Kumar, "A total of 160 college students from 32 districts have been selected and they will be divided into eight teams backed by sponsors."

"The title sponsor for the tournament is Ponvandu Soap, co-sponsors - Centena Foundation, SSP Perungayam and Jaggerys. The print sponsor is Talk Media, News Today and Maalai Sudar."

The teams in the tourney are Kesar Knight Riders owned by Kesar Banquet Hall & Neeltara Capital, Iddi Minnal Veerargal (Innovative Interiors), Jain Super Kings (Jain Cars & Desi Klub), Techknow Warriors (Techno Products), PurpleStream Panthers (PurpleStream & PurpleKnot), ASN Royals (ASN Housing), Voice Snap Tiger (Voice Snap Services) and Thoothukudi Thrillers (Ponvandu Soap).

VVCT is located at No 6, 52nd Street, off 7th Avenue, Ashok Nagar. A S Kumar can be reached at 98840 48960 and Sudha Varadan, who is also VVCT trustee, at  98842 17100. Email: [email protected] and website: www.yslindia.com.