8 Teams | 6 days | One Winner
Elton Chigumbura (Zimbabwe), Anup Dave (Under 19 India) and Dishant Yagnik (Rajasthan Royals) inaugurate Day 1
Udaipur Corporate Cup Cricket tournament saws its first victors on day 1 of the 6 day tournament. True Indians, Tata Projects and Riddhi Siddhi Associates won their respective matches on 25 February.
Corporate Cup 2020, in its second successive avatar, is being held from 25 February till 1 March at Field Club, Udaipur. This tournament is being organised by Udaipur Cricket Academy, and will be played with the white ball. Players will don colour uniforms.
As per Vikram Singh Chauhan from UCA, 8 teams are participating in the tournament. These include Hindustan Zinc, Tata Projects, Udaipur Cement, Field Club, SG Infra, Riddhi Siddhi, True Indians and Pacific. Adopting the knock out round robin system, the teams have been divided into two groups of 4 teams each. Accordingly, each team will play 3 matches in the knock out stage.
In the first three matches played on 25 February, True Indians beat Hindustan Zinc in the super over. Captain of True Indians, Rajesh, was declared Man of the Match. The second match was also a tight contest, with Tata Projects beating SG Infra by 12 runs. Tata captain Harshvardhan was adjudged Man of the Match. Riddhi Siddhi overcame the challenge from Field Club, beating them by 22 runs. Shreya Rawal was chosen Man of the Match for his all round performance.
Earlier during the day, the inauguration of the season 2 of Corporate Cup 2020 witnessed a grand opening by former Zimbabwean captain Elton Chigumbura, fielding coach of Rajasthan Royals, Dishant Yagnik and ex-member of India Under 18 National Team, Anup Dave.
Vikram further informed that the co-title sponsor of Corporate Cup 2020 was Royal Challenge and Arunodaya Marblles. Food Partners Goverdhan Thaal and Saffron, Cafe Partner Z27.