Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian version of the T-10 Cricket League was launched at the third edition of Indywood Film Carnival 2017 in Hyderabad.
Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy emphasized that it is Indywood’s vision to screen games like cricket on movie screens and T-10 format is the ideal one to begin with. “The sports entertainment industry is growing at a fast pace in India and one of our main objectives is to brand Hyderabad as the hub of sports entertainment. By blending the potential of entertainment and sports wonders can be created. It will generate more revenue to the state and job opportunities to youngsters,” he said.
The four-day T-10 cricket will begin on 14th December at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Big hitters like Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, India’s Virender Sehwag, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and England’s Eoin Morgan feature in the T-10 league.
The league title sponsored by Heera Group would comprise teams like Bengal Tigers, Kerala Kings, Maratha Arabians, Pakhtoons and Punjabi Legends, with Team Sri Lankan completing the set.