MUMBAI: Actor Riteish Deshmukh has been appointed as the brand ambassador of T-10 Gully Cricket: Ab Har Koi Khelega – Season 2.
The second season of the cricket talent hunt cum tournament will commence from 15 August and will culminate with the Grand Finale on 15 November.
In addition to the first season’s experts like Charu Sharma and Saba Karim, this season also brings in the expertise of Madan Lal and Sandeep Patil. Total Prize money of Rs 25 lakhs will be distributed to various winning teams in this tournament.
This talent hunt cum tournament will be conducted at Pune, Nashik, Latur, Surat, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi, Gwalior, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Panchkula, Ludhiana, Allahabad, Patna, Ranchi and Jamshedpur. All the matches will be played on exquisite cricket grounds with sporting wickets and lush green outfields. The call for entries will start from 15 August.
Riteish Deshmukh said, "I am extremely thrilled to be associated with T-10 Gully Cricket and of a staunch belief that this format will not only change the way limited overs cricket are played but will also showcase amazing display of cricketing skills from youngsters from different walks of life. This format comes across as an apt stage for the youngsters to showcase their playing prowess. There are some extremely brilliant players who play in the gullies of our country, and in the process have sharpened their skills continuously bettering their performances. It’s time that their skills are projected in front of the country and they get their deserved due."
A multimedia campaign featuring Deshmukh along with a music video showcasing Gully Cricket in all its elements and an official tournament anthem by Kailash Kher will promote this hunt on a national basis.