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T20 Mumbai League from tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The inaugural edition of the T20 League is to begin here tomorrow with altogether six teams in the fray.

All the matches are to be played at the Wankhede stadium and the tournament is seen a platform for budding youngsters across the city.

Tomorrow, North Panthers will clash with Arcs Andheri in the opener followed by Sobo Supersonics against North East Triumph Knights.

While many big names from Mumbai are set to miss the tournament, the one stalwart who will be taking part is India's Test batsman Ajinkya Rahane, who will be part of the North Mumbai Panthers.

His teammate was picked by a franchise, but the ace right-handed batsman is set to miss most of the tournament as he is leading in the ongoing T20 tri-series in

Mumbai pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, who was grabbed by Mumbai North East Triumph Knights, will also miss the tournament following an for which he is undergoing rehabilitation at the National Academy in Bengaluru.

Young batsman Prithvi Shaw will feature only in a part of the tournament as he is set to play for Rest of in the Irani Cup match against Ranji Trophy Champions Vidarbha at from March 14.

The tournament will also feature players like former India and senior left-arm spinner Rajesh Pawar, who is the of selectors for Mumbai U19, and ex-


Two matches will be played everyday at 3.30 PM and 7 PM, with no games scheduled on March 14.

The final is to be played on March 21. icon has been named as League

opening batsman has been appointed as and former Dilip Vengsarkar is the Chief

TEAMS IN FRAY:

1. North Mumbai Panthers

2. Arcs Andheri

3.Namo Bandra Blasters

4. Shivaji Park Lions

5 Sobo Supersonics

6. Mumbai North East Triumph Knights.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 11:50 IST
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