Campus Cricket nears finale

Chennai: The ninth edition of the global cricket tournament for university students, Red Bull Campus Cricket, that is underway at Lucknow from 30 November, will have its semifinals on 3 December and finals on 4 December.

The Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals, in association with energy drink Red Bull in India, plans to continue scouting talent from the annual international T20 tournament for college cricket teams – Red Bull Campus Cricket (RBCC) and offer them a trial for the first team, a release here said.

Red Bull Campus Cricket 2020 city qualifiers took place this year across 29 cities in India Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, Nagpur, Goa, Raipur and Rajkot in the West; Jalandhar, Dehradun, Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Meerut and Dharamshala in the North; Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Mysore and Vizag in South; and Tripura, Guwahati, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Patna and Jamshedpur in the East. This year, RBCC found their Kochi city champions through its association with Kerala College Premier League T20 Championship in February.


NT Bureau