Eenadu announces the ninth edition of Eenadu Champion Cricket Cup

11 Dec,2015

By A Correspondent


After eight successful editions, Eenadu Champion Cricket (ECC) tournament is back with the 2015 edition. The tournament will have participation from innumerable institutions across the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as remarkable feats will be showcased and new benchmarks will be made.


This state-level open cricket championship will have qualifying matches played at district and regional levels in both the states, culminating in the grand finale.  Finally, the big league matches will be played in the biggest battle ever to win the Championship Cup.


Eenadu Champion Cricket (ECC) is organized by Eenadu Eetharam – the special initiative of Eenadu which has spearheaded authentic news and quality driven Infotainment, setting high standards aimed at the Youth.


As part of the new format, in the qualifying matches, teams from all the districts will fight it out in two categories – juniors & seniors in the age group of16 to 22 years and there will also be day and night matches. This new addition to the format will make it more challenging for the teams and interesting for the audience.


The tournament will be on 3 levels, i.e. District, Regional and one final ECC Cup. District winners would compete for the Regional Championship Titles. The 5 Regional Championships titles — Rayalseema Rockers, North Andhra Ninjas, Central Andhra Challengers, Telangana Tigers & Hyderabad Heroes will be battling it out in the final matches.


The day and night matches will be under flood lights for the Seniors from the regional level while the Juniors will be playing during the day. There will be 10 overs knock-out matches for the districts and 20-overs knock out for the regional level. The winners emerging from the regions will pit against each other in a league format of 20 overs. 5 league matches will be played in Vijayawada and 5 league matches in Hyderabad. The grand finale will be held at LB Stadium in Hyderabad.


A J Christophe

Acknowledging the contribution of the stakeholders of ECC Cup’ 2015, A J Christopher National Head, Sales & Marketing Eenadu, said “we would like to thank all the sponsors, franchisees, players, organizers, the Media and fans from across Telangana & Andhra Pradesh for supporting this tournament and being instrumental in shaping the success of ECC Cup over the last 8 editions. With the tagline of Mee Aata Mee Paata, the event aims to offer the audiences a package of competitive Cricket and unparalleled Entertainment, the way they want it – It’s Their Way. We wanted to give back the youth a new and evolved tournament, which they have loved and helped us build over the years, the way they would like to truly enjoy it.”


International Brands like Honda, Oppo & LG have partnered with the event to ensure that they aid in the quest of reaching out to the talent at the grass root levels and provide each and every one an opportunity to make it big.


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