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Bhubaneswar: Due to COVID19 sports and sports-related activities is halted throughout India since March’2020. So Capital Sports Club at Bhubaneswar has announced to organize a state-level cricket league OTP League (Odisha T10 Premiere League) so that Odisha could be the 1st proud state to resume sports activities in India. Speaking about this chief Organizer Bishnu Satpathy has told that Corona Pandemic is such that we have to learn to live with it as well as move ahead with strong determination.

He further added, this will be organized strictly adhering to the Govt. guidelines as only players and officials will be allowed inside the playing area behind closed doors and no spectators involved. Also, a matter of fact is that almost 95% positive cases in Odisha have come out of quarantine centers so it adds great confidence to the outer-world to resume usual activities. No Spectators in the stands/Masks for players and Officials/Hand Washing – Sanitizer stations on and off the field/Physical Distancing/Regular Temperature Checks. Conduct of COVID test will be compulsory for everyone who will take part in the competition and only be allowed after they test negative.

At present, as per the current directives from Govt, now only Online registrations will be accepted and a further selection will also be done following strict guidelines as per Govt. SOPs. When the situation will be favorable and after getting a clear Govt. approval/directive only the Tournament matches will go ahead.

The club has made provisions for players to register online and Players are welcome to register by going to https://forms.gle/pxe5BSyS7zyjspZK9 (latest by 20th June 2020)

Players can even visit Capital Sports Club Facebook page and complete their registration or by calling 98 204 240 58. There will be six teams namely ODISHA-NORTH, ODISHA-SOUTH, ODISHA-CENTRAL, CAPITAL-ODISHA, WEST-ODISHA, EAST-ODISHA, and players can opt for the team they want to play for in the registration form. All the matches will be played in and around Bhubaneswar.

This will be a great opportunity for the players in Odisha to showcase their talent in a major stage as the club is going to share the video footage of best performances to Odisha state cricket association as well as planning is going on to stream the matches live in OTT platforms / Sports App like Fancode, SportsTiger said Mr. Bishnu Satpathy. Members of the media have been requested to extensively promote this event in their respective channels so that players from all over Odisha get the chance to showcase their talent and remain the historic part of Odisha being the 1st state to resume sports activities in India after Lockdown gets over.

SCHEDULE
* June 25, 2020 WEST VS EAST 8:00 AM
NORTH VS SOUTH 10:00 AM
CAPITAL VS CENTRAL 12:00 PM
* June 26, 2020 CAPITAL VS NORTH 8:00 AM
CENTRAL VS EAST 10:00 AM
WEST VS SOUTH 12:00 PM
* June 27, 2020 SOUTH VS CAPITAL 8:00 AM
WEST VS CENTRAL 10:00 AM
EAST VS NORTH 12:00 PM
* June 28, 2020 EAST VS SOUTH 8:00 AM
NORTH VS CENTRAL 10:00 AM
WEST VS CAPITAL 12:00 PM
* June 29, 2020 WEST VS NORTH 8:00 AM
CAPITAL VS EAST 10:00 AM
SOUTH VS CENTRAL 12:00 PM
* June 30, 2020 CENTRAL VS WEST 8:00 AM
CAPITAL VS SOUTH 10:00 AM
EAST VS NORTH 12:00 PM
* July 01, 2020 CENTRAL VS CAPITAL 8:00 AM
WEST VS EAST 10:00 AM
NORTH VS SOUTH 12:00 PM
* July 02, 2020 NORTH VS CENTRAL 8:00 AM
WEST VS SOUTH 10:00 AM
EAST VS CAPITAL 12:00 PM
* July 03, 2020 SEMI FINAL 1: 1st PLACE VS 4th PLACE 8:00 AM
SEMI FINAL 2: 2nd PLACE VS 3rd PLACE 10:00 AM
* July 04, 2020 3rd PLACE: LOSER SF1 VS LOSER SF2 8:00 AM
FINAL : WINNER SF1 VS WINNER SF2 10:00 AM

* Dates are Indicative and not subjective