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Chhattisgarh Cricket Premier League

  • 23 May 2024
  • 1 min read

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The Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh (CSCS) is gearing up to host the first-ever Chhattisgarh Cricket Premier League (CCPL) T20 tournament.

Key Points

  • The event will take place at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Naya Raipur from 7th to 16th June.
  • It is Sanctioned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
    • The CCPL will feature six teams — Raigarh Lions, Raipur Rhinos, Rajnandgaon Panthers, Bilaspur Bulls, Surguja Tigers, and Bastar Bisons.
  • Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the CCPL.
  • Many rising stars from Chhattisgarh will get the chance to showcase their skills and impress the selectors.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

  • It is the national governing body of cricket in India.
  • Its headquarters is situated at the cricket centre in Churchgate, Mumbai.
  • It was reregistered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975.
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