Parvez Rasool, who made his debut from Indian Premier League for Pune Warriors India (PWI) recently, will be the star attraction of the first-ever Jammu and Kashmir Corporate Cricket Premier League (JKCPL) scheduled to begin next week.
“The Corporate Cricket Premier League is scheduled to begin on June 15. The bidding for players will take place on June 10,” secretary of JKCPL Abdul Qayoom told a Delhi based wire agency.
He has said that 12 corporate houses of the state have registered their franchises with the JKCPL and key players have been allotted to them. “The franchises have paid the registration fees of Rs 3 lakh and entry fee of Rs 2 lakh each to participate in the league,” he said.
Qayoom has informed that the key Ranji Trophy players and Under-25 players from the state have been allotted to different franchises to ensure balance of the teams.
“Parvez Rasool will play for Kanwal Tigers owned by Kanwal Group of Companies while Abid Nabi is the key player for Ahad Nawabs. Dhruv Mahajan will feature for Sumla Bulls while emerging batsman Majid Dar will turn out for TCI Cheetahs,” he said.
The League is in talks with private sports broadcaster Ten Sports for live telecast of the plays-offs and final.