New Delhi, September 27, 2023: Bank of Baroda (Bank), one of India’s leading public sector banks and the winner of the All India Public Sector Cricket Tournament 2022, is set to host the prestigious All India Public Sector Cricket Tournament for the fiscal year 2023-24 in collaboration with the All India Public Sector Sports Control Board (AIPSSCB). Shri Rajkumar Sharma, Dronacharya Awardee & childhood coach of Virat Kohli, graced the event with his presence. This highly anticipated cricket event is scheduled to take place from 28th September to 4th October, 2023 featuring T20 matches. The tournament will be inaugurated on 28th September by Shri Lalit Tyagi, Executive Director, Bank of Baroda.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Rakesh Sharma, General Manager, New Delhi Zone, Bank of Baroda said, “Bank of Baroda is privileged to host the prestigious All India Public Sector Cricket Tournament 2023-24 in collaboration with the All India Public Sector Sports Control Board.This event not only promises exhilarating cricket but also promotes a culture of sportsmanship and talent development within Public Sector Undertakings. Through this tournament, we endeavour to nurture emerging talent, strengthen inter-corporate bonds, and positively influence the corporate sports landscape in India thus embodying the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie in a highly competitive business environment.”
Bank of Baroda, the current defending champion will host this year’s event under the aegis of the AIPSSCB. A total of 32 matches will be played between 13 teams at the magnificent Eventeneurs Sports Ground in Gurugram. Fans will have the opportunity to watch the tournament at the venue or virtually through a live streaming viaSports Oodles.
The 13 teams participating this year are: Bank of Baroda, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), Coal India Limited (CIL), Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Food Corporation of India (FCI), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDSL), Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC India Limited), Oriental Insurance Company Limited (OIC), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Union Bank of India (UBI).
The All India Public Sector Sports Control Board (AIPSSCB) is the apex body for the promotion of sports activities among Public Sector Undertakings. AIPSSCB promotes sports activities among Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). The T20 Cricket Tournament is organised every year and is hosted by the winner of the previous year’s tournament.