Pune: The 9th edition of ‘Poona Club Premier League will be held on the The Poona Club Cricket ground from 13th to 18th February 2023.
Speaking to reporters Mr.Sunil Handa, Hon. President of Poona Club said that Players were selected through an auction (notional) process by the team owners who are members of the club. Managing Committee members, CEO & Secretary Col Sarkar and PCPL 2023 committee members were present for the press conference.
The title sponsor for the event will be Jetsynthesys, Desai Brothers Ltd, Elica, 1 Earth Wellness, World Web Solutions, Dhole Patil Education Society, Healyos and Surana Traders are the Co-sponsors.
Ronak Dhole Patil, Aarav Vij, Abhishek Tamhane and Kiran Deshmukh were the most expensive players at the auction.
The teams and owner names are as follows: Jets(Rakesh Navani), 1 Earth Gorillas(Adarsh Hegde), GM Typhoons(Ashwin Shah), Kwality Warriors(Aarav Vij), Maximum Mavericks(Rajiv Santani and Lalit Solanki), Manpreet & GG’S Jaguars(Manpreet Uppal and Gaurav Gadhoke), Oberoi & Neel Kings(Verinder Singh Oberoi and Indraneel Mujgule), VS Tigers(Vikram Kakade and Salim Talab), Four Oaks Oven Fresh Sailors(Sumiran Mehta and Sameer Bakre) and Kapilaa Parmar All Stars(Hiren Parmar and Kapil Dhole Patil).
Speaking about the Tournament Details Mr.Gaurav Gadhoke added that the format of the tournament is changed and designed to be extremely competitive. 10 teams have been divided in 2 groups of 5 teams each by way of a lucky draw. Top 4 teams ,by virtue of points(net run rate if tied on points )from each group will qualify to play the group eliminator. The group eliminator final will decide the top team from the group ,which in turn will go on to play the grand finale against the group eliminator final winner from the other group. The Match will be of 6 Overs per side and will have 9 players per side.The Finals will be played on Sunday 18th February 2023.
There is a ladies and children match for members planned on the final day of the tournament. This year there is going to be a lot of food, entertainment and fun for the spectators as well as players.
A special committee composed of Gaurav Gadhoke (Tournament Chairman), Amit Ramnani , Rishi Chainani,Ranjit Pande ( Tournament Director)has been formed for the smooth conduct of the event which has been conceptualised and managed by Kara Intellect.
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