2014 goa premiere league cricket tournament to commence from 12th march


10/03/2014 … The 2014 goa premiere league cricket tournament organized by goa cricket association would see two foreign teams among the eight teams for the T20 cricket tournament which will commence from march 12 at the gca grounds at porvorim and would be inaugurated by legendary cricketer kapil dev while the finals of gpl-t20 could see cricketers like Sachin tendulkar or rahul dravid being a part of the prize distribution ceremony.

The tournament which would be played under flood lights for the first time would have a team from united states which will have players from Pakistan and west indies, a team from Russia and six other teams from goa …

Speaking to goanreporter at the gca office at porvorim president of goa cricket association vinod phadke said that seven teams had already confirmed their participation and the league would have two matches a day with the second match being played under lights

Phadke said that since the entry for gpl matches would be free and one match being held under flood lights its would be a good opportunity for goans to see gpl-t20 match during the night time

Phadke also stated that his main aim was to see goa having its own international cricket stadium in the state