Bhubaneswar: The 5th edition of the prestigious All India Day & Night Cricket Tournament, KIIT Premier League, will kick off at KIIT Sports Complex from 25 th February 2012.
As many as 14 teams will be partcipating in the tournament. The participating teams include KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, SRM University, Chennai, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, Delhi University, Geetam University, Hyderabad, IIT Kharagpur, Mumbai University, Maharashtra, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, Purushottam Institute of Engineering & Technology, Andhra University, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Meerut
University, UP and All Odisha Medical Colleges (AOMC).
The 14 teams will be divided into 4 groups and the top team of each of the group will be qualifying for the semis. The semi finals will be played on March 2 and the final will be played the next day.
On 29th February an exhibition match would be played between Odia Cine stars.
The Champion would get the prize money of Rs 1 lakh, while Runner’s up team would get Rs. 50,000. Semifinalists would bag prize money of Rs. 10,000 each and league match winners Rs. 5000 each.
Similarly, Best player, Best Batsman, Best Bowler, Best Fielder, and Best Wicket Keeper would get cash prize of Rs. 3,000 each.
The tournament has been designed as per Indian Premier League (IPL) to promote the cricketers of All India University level student.
Mr. Ashirbad Behera, Secretary, OCA, would grace the inaugural match of the tournament while eminent cricket player Debashis Mohanty, would grace the final match and the prize distribution ceremony.