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Divya Dutta - Ludhiana Gullies Owner!

Divya Dutta, who originally hails from Ludhiana will own and patronize "Ludhiana Gullies" - The Ludhiana Cricket...

Published: Wednesday,Sep 09, 2009 18:16 PM GMT-06:00
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Divya Dutta, who originally hails from Ludhiana will own and patronize "Ludhiana Gullies" - The Ludhiana Cricket Team of T 10 Gully Cricket Season 2 - A Unique Talent Hunt cum Social Initiative for all Cricket Enthusiasts & young Indians to showcase their talent.


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ill have grass root involvement in all aspects of the team from call for entries to selection, grooming of the players, cheering the team and getting various corporate sponsorships for her team in this season.


Other than Ludhiana Gullies. Jallandhar Gullies, Amritsar Gullies & Panchkula Gullies will be the other participating teams from Group B.


This shorter and entertaining format of 10 overs each side will be played amongst 896 players from 64 teams in 16 cities, with a Day/Night Grand Finale on 20th November 2009.Matches will be telecasted live on DD Sports & highlights on DD 1.


Total Prize money of Rs 25 lakhs will be distributed among various teams in this tournament.


5th September 2009, Ludhiana: T 10 Gully Cricket Season 2, Ab Har Koi Khelega' which will kick start its 2nd season with call for entries from September 19th to September 22nd has signed Bollywood actressDivya Dutta as a proud team owner of "Ludhiana Gullies." Divya will own this team and will be responsible for marketing and promoting it in India. She will be involved from grass root level in all the team aspects from call for entries to selection, grooming of the players to cheering them in the stadium etc .She will also be instrumental in promoting this social cause & garnering various corporate sponsorships for her team in this season.


"Ludhiana Gullies"had been a promising runner up team in the T10 Gully Cricket Season 1 and had powerhouse performances delivered by all its players. Divya is extremely confident that Ludhiana will be the winner this season. This Season 2 which commences from September 19th expects 15,000 entries from Punjab and 80,000 entries collectively from 16 cities. It will be telecasted live on DD Sports & highlights on DD 1. The Grand Day/Night Finale will be held on20th November 2009 in Kanpur.


Divya Dutta, Team Owner, Ludhiana Gullies said: "I am genuinely delighted to be an owner of this wonderful team; it gives me an opportunity to connect with my root as I am primarily from Ludhiana. For decades this city and this state has always displayed extraordinary sporting skills in all disciplines, but many of these talents never got their due credit, Ludhiana Gullies being the runner up in the first season only consolidates their cricketing prowess. I will be personally involved in all the aspects of my team right from the starting and appeal to corporates, institutions and society as a whole to extend their cooperation & support for this social cause. T-10 Gully Cricket format comes across at an apt stage for the youngsters to showcase their talent. There are some extremely brilliant players who play in the gullies of our country, and in the process have sharpened their skills continuously bettering their performances. Its time that their skills are projected in front of the country and they get their deserved due."  


Ashok Jailkhani, DDG – Sports, Doordarshan added "Gully Cricket is the place where real cricketing stars are born. This tournament will surely give youngsters a platform to showcase their skills and help them in furthering their cricketing ambitions. We at Doordarshan are extremely delighted to showcase such raw talent in action to our discerning viewers.


Anoop Wadhwa, Director Reasonable Communications Pvt Ltd said: "We are extremely happy to have Divya as a proud team owner of Ludhiana Gullies. Ludhiana has been a hot favorite right from the beginning in Season 1 and reinforced their skills as runner ups. This season we are confident that with Divya's participation and support the team will strive for higher goals.


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