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Sunil Gavaskar named as Commissioner of T20 Mumbai League

Sunil Gavaskar was named as the Commissioner of the inaugural edition of the T20 Mumbai League, with all of the matches set to be held at the iconic Wankhede Stadium.

cricket Updated: Mar 05, 2018 20:42 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
Sunil Gavaskar,T20 Mumbai League,Commissioner
Sunil Gavaskar was named as the Commissioner of the inaugural edition of the T20 Mumbai League. (Getty Images)

Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar was today named as the Commissioner of the inaugural edition of the T20 Mumbai League, which will be held here from March 11-21.

All the matches of the League, in which six teams are participating, will be held at the iconic Wankhede Stadium.

The announcement to appoint Gavaskar was made by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and Probability Sports India Private Limited (PSIPL) through a media release.

Gavaskar was the first Test batsman to score 10,000 runs.

“The T20 Mumbai League is a very exciting development in the city’s cricketing landscape, and it is thrilling to be a part of it from the inaugural edition itself.

“Mumbai is bursting with talent, and the league will provide the much-needed platform for young cricketers to showcase their skills and scale great heights,” Gavaskar was quoted as saying in the release.

First Published: Mar 05, 2018 20:42 IST