Veteran cricket players over 40 will have the chance to compete in the T20 tournament, which is presented by the BVCI and run by the IPCA.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun will host the opening match of the Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL) on February 23. Veteran cricket players over 40 will get the chance to compete in the T20 event, which is presented by the Board of Veteran Cricket India (BVCI) and run by the Indian Power Cricket Academy (IPCA).
Proven players from the game, including Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Praveen Kumar, Yusuf Pathan, and Herschelle Gibbs, will compete in the IVPL to demonstrate their abilities and rekindle their love for the sport. Six teams will compete in the tournament: Telangana Tigers, Mumbai Champions, Rajasthan Legends, Red Carpet Delhi, VVIP Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh Warriors. There will be four to five world-renowned players available to each of the six clubs participating in the IVPL.
Acting BVCI President and IVPL Chairman Praveen Tyagi has given an update on the competition and guaranteed Gayle, Sehwag, and Suresh Raina’s participation. He said that BVCI will experience a surge in enthusiasm from the next event.
“With the addition of the top players in the world for veteran cricket, like Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag, and Suresh Raina, we hope to establish one of the best leagues in India after the IPL. This will work like magic for veteran cricketers who are living their love of playing with international cricketers from around the world, and it will inject veteran cricket in India with new life, according to Tyagi.