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Samarthanam Cricket Cup will kick off on the 25th of February 2012 @ Bangalore

The Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) is glad to announce the Samarthanam Cricket Cup 2012. CABI is the sports initiative of Bangalore based NGO, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled. It is the apex body that organizes and conducts cricket for blind cricket across India. This tournament is essentially meant to raise funds for the forthcoming T – 20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind that is scheduled to be held in December 2012 in Bangalore. All  major test-playing nations are taking part in the tournament along with new entrants, Nepal. The blind cricket humdinger is going to cost around Rs 5 Crore. Samarthanam Cricket Cup 2012 is one of our fund raising initiatives for the mega event.
More than 48 teams are expected to take part in this exciting four-weekend affair, starting from 25th February, 2012. The corporate houses will clash with each other in an enthralling 10 over a side fun-filled knock out encounters. There are also other goodies in store for the participants to take away, like the man of the match, player of the tournament, best batsman, best bowler and best fielder of the tournament along with glittering winners and runners up trophies. There is already a great deal of enthusiasm among the few of the companies we have gotten in touch with.

This first Samarthanam & TE Connectivity Samarthanam Cricket Cup will be played at Mico Ground, Adugodi, Bangalore.  The best cricket players in the corporate world will represent their respective companies.  The participating teams will have the names of its players, coaches and managers indelibly etched into the record books for competing for a cause.

The teams will slug it out over 4 weekends to play this exciting knock out tournament. The teams will be divided into two groups by draw of lots, the tournament culminates with the grand finale to be played on 25th March, 2012. The tournament byelaws are in the process of drafting and will be made available soon.  The corporate teams will pay an entry fees of Rs 20,000/- to enter the tournament.
Your esteemed and valuable patronage will be highly appreciated. As this joint effort on our part will go a long way in making the Samarthanam Cricket Cup 2012 a huge success. We look forward to your valuable partnership. As a parting reminder we would like to tell you that all the contributions made towards this will be 100% be tax exempt under Section 35 AC.

To download the registration form click here. For details on registrations, sponsorships etc please get in touch with us:

Kumaraswamy  C R +91 9449864775, write to

Malatesh G Kulkarni, Manager - Marketing & Development- CABI @ +91 9900355033

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