Rajasthan Royals accomplice with Red Bull for eighth edition of campus cricket


The Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals has joined hands with the electricity drink giant Red Bull in India for the eighth version of the once-a-year global T20 event for college cricket groups – Red Bull Campus Cricket. The cricket tournament has already kicked off in India across 30 cities, with city qualifiers having started from February 3 to discover and nurture budding cricketers from college campuses.

Red Bull Campus Cricket 2019 town qualifiers are taking location from February 3 to March 12 throughout 30 towns in India – Mumbai, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, Nagpur, and Goa within the West; Jalandhar, Dehradun, Delhi, Jaipur, Jammu, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Meerut and Dharamshala within the North; Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi, Mysore and Vizag in South; and Kolkata, Raipur, Guwahati, Ranchi, Bhubaneshwar, Patna and Jamshedpur within the East. Meerut and Dharamshala are new cities that have been delivered for this version and can be part of the North Zone.

The partnership between Rajasthan Royals and Red Bull will mark the beginning of certainly one of India’s most substantial cricket skills hunts as the former can be scouting younger expertise in the course of the tournament and at the RBCC National Final this 12 months.

A team from Rajasthan Royals will carefully monitor and pick out key gamers who’re bound to electrify. The few decided on players gets an exciting possibility to be part of the trials performed using the crew at the side of the chance of getting picked inside the next IPL auctions.

On the affiliation with Red Bull Campus Cricket 2019, Manoj Badale, Lead Owner, Rajasthan Royals, said, “Rajasthan Royals is thrilled to be associated with Red Bull Campus Cricket. It is surely a first cricket event giving a platform to the budding cricketers in India and around the arena. We have visible sizeable cricket capacity in India through our grassroots projects, and we want to do the whole thing we will to nurture this atmosphere.”

Shubham Nagawde, part of MMC College Pune, the National Final winner of the final year’s competition, said, “In India, the love and passion for cricket are incomparable to some other game. Red Bull Campus Cricket is a way to discover uncooked competencies while trying them out in distinct matches at the countrywide degree and pitching them into worldwide video games to shine these talented people and bring the high-quality out of them. It has been a proud second to have experienced this, and I would love to thank Red Bull for giving us the much-needed wings. Now, with Rajasthan Royals approaching board, Red Bull Campus Cricket is a platform supplying potential participant trials to campus cricketers like me and groom India’s uncooked skills to subsequently assist Indian Cricket.”


The winning university from each town will then proceed to the zonal/regional finals in April. The top teams from each zone will then compete in the National Finals, where the teams will play inside the knockout rounds of quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals, respectively. The national winner will represent India in the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Series Championship 2019. MMC College from Pune has managed to grab the popular countrywide finals title three times over the last seven years and claimed the runners-up trophy inside the ultimate global finals version. Other winners from India include Rizvi College, Mumbai; DAV College, Chandigarh, and Swami Shraddhanand College, Delhi.

Red Bull Campus Cricket stars like KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Shardul Thakur, and Niroshan Dickwella have represented their country internationally. Cricketers like Manan Vohra, Shashank Singh, Siddhesh Lad, Himanshu Rana, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Anukul Roy, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ricky Bhui have also reaped the blessings of Red Bull Campus Cricket by using earning IPL contracts. Red Bull athlete KL Rahul changed into the pinnacle scorer within the 2013 edition of the competition and credits RBCC for his fulfillment on the domestic and worldwide level.