Canada T20 Niagara Fest returns July 16

first_imgTORONTO, Canada – With the Global T20 Canada unlikely to play this year, several Canadian national players are expected to participate in the Canada T20 Niagara Fest which makes a welcome return on July 16. According to ANI/PRNewswire), cricket-hungry fans across Canada and around the world will witness what is expected to be a spectacular tournament as it bowls off the at Niagara Cricket Centre.Spread over seven days, the T20 tournament will host 12 league matches for six days followed by one qualifier semi-final on July 22. The grand finale will be played on the same day from 13.00 hours. The league matches will be scheduled at 9.30 hours and 13.00 hours on July 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21.Among the icon players slated to be in action are Rizwan Cheema, Bhupindar Singh,Harmandeep Singh,Navneet Dhaliwal, Ravindrapal Singh and Cecil Pervez. Four teams Vancouver Stars, Moncton Heroes, Toronto Tigers, and Niagara Wonders would be participating in the tournament with the winners guaranteed $50 000 (Can).The tournament has been given the green light from the Cricket Council of Ontario and is being organised by Niagara Cricket Club and Virsa Foundation. The objective of the event is to bring cricket back for the fans, boost local talent and the cricket of Canada.The event is one of the most anticipated sports events as it is expected to light the flame of hope and happiness amongst everyone across the world and is seen as a kick-start to sports events that had taken a hit because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.Canada T20 Fest is slated to be the first official big cricket tournament to resume post the lockdown and fans will be given the opportunity to witness Canada T20 Niagara Fest live on One Sports, the channel partner. The print partners for the event are Mid-day and Gujarati Mid-day. (Frederick Halley)last_img

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