Before the much-anticipated Mumbai Cricket League could see the light of the day, a T10 format league has been announced for the business capital of India.
The ball for the Mumbai T10 league was set rolling over the weekend with more than one thousand boys from Maharashtra turning up for the trials of Season One of the T10 Cricket League, India, at the Central Maidan in Thane this weekend.
The franchise-based league will comprise of eight teams, featuring non-first class cricketers from across the country.
The league, to be contested in two groups, will have teams from Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in Group A while Group B will consist of the Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka teams.
Each team will play the other twice within their group, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the semi-finals.
The Cricket Ka Naya Toofani Andaaz-T10 Cricket League India is a derivative of T10 Gully Cricket founded by Wadhwa brothers in 2009.
The non-first class club level cricketers will participate in the eight-team competition.