Ultimate Indoors Pvt Ltd and Pandas Events are jointly organising the Inter-college Super Cricket Tournament from February 12.
The matches will be held at the Ultimate Indoor Cricket facility in Koteshwor. A total of 24 teams are participating in the tournament that offers a cash purse of Rs 100,000 to the champions. The cash amount is so far the highest in indoor cricket history.
The participating colleges are yet to be confirmed. The 24 teams will be divided into eight groups of three colleges with the top two teams after the round robin league making it to the quarter-finals.
National team allrounder Pradeep Airee, who has been appointed the brand ambassador of the tournament, said the event will continue to keep craze of cricket. "I am sure that this tournament will get bigger with time. This will help identifying more cricketing talents and add in maintaining cricket's popularity," said Pradeep during a press conference on Thursday.
While the league stages will be played for 12 overs, the knockout matches will be of 18-over-a-side. The organisers will provide jersey to the participating teams.