Chandigarh: Sanjay Pahwa : T-10 Gully Cricket: Ab Har Koi Khelega”, kick starts its Season 3 with announcement of call for entries to commence from 18th Feb 2011 in Haryana & Punjab . Charu Sharma , who has been in the forefront of this initiative to announce the same .
Ø T-10 Gully Cricket is a Unique Talent Hunt for all Cricket Enthusiasts to showcase their talent . It aims to identify talent from the inconspicuous and omnipresent gullies of India and provide them an opportunity to showcase their talent in front of large crowds and be seen live on television . Some great performances were witnessed in the first two seasons and season 3 promises to be a bigger and better event .
Ø Season 3 witnesses broad basing of the concept to the district level. Call for entries would be open to states of Haryana , U.P , Uttarakhand , Punjab , M.P , Bihar , Jharkhand , Gujarat & Maharashtra .
Ø A total of sixteen Gully teams , three from U.P , two each from states of Haryana , Punjab ,Madhya Pradesh , Gujarat & Maharashtra & one each from Uttarakhand , Bihar & Jharkhand would be formed to participate in the 15 days – day night tournament to be telecast live .
Ø Call for entries would be announced in eight to sixteen districts for each of these teams . The call for entries is open to Non-first class cricketers in the age group of 15 and above .
Ø Eight districts team comprising of 14 players each would be formed to participate in a two day inter district tournament .
Ø Based on the performance in this tournament , 22 probables would be selected who would undergo a training camp and finally a squad of 17 players would be chosen to represent the City Gullies team for the finals to be telecast live and played under lights .
Ø In case of Punchkula Gullies team call for entries would be open to 8 districts of Haryana namely Punchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal, Palwal, Narayangarh , from which eight district teams V.I.Z Punchkula Tigers, Ambala Lions, Yamunanagar Leopards, Kurukshetra Knights, Kaithal Monarchs, Karnal Stallions, Palwal Spears, Narayangarh Daggers would be formed . Each team would comprise of 14 players .