Shahrukh Khan launches Toyota University Cricket Championship

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan launched NDTV’s Toyota University Cricket Championship, a new inter-university tournament in the T20 format. The concept promises to revive university cricket in India.

8 teams from four different zones will compete for the ‘Best university in cricket’ title. The tournament is approved by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

With SRK as the face of the tournament, the championship league is likely to generate tremendous interest all over the country.

Talking to the media at the launch event, Shahrukh said “Whatever I am today, it is because of what I learnt at school and university level. There is nothing better than this. It’s one of the finest initiatives from NDTV, apart from marks for sports.”

He also added that he’d like to endorse any sport, whether it is cricket, football or hockey “I would like to be a brand ambassador for any sport”

All matches from the Toyota University Cricket Championship will be telecast live on a sports channel (yet to be announced) and NDTV will also do extensive programming around it. The tournament starts in February 2013.

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Comments

Mahek:  (January 18, 2013 at 12:02 am)

Nonsense!! That’s why NDTV favors him always as he has stakes there.

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dx:  (January 18, 2013 at 12:21 am)

last pic is awesome

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Biki:  (January 18, 2013 at 1:35 am)

Eagerly waiting for IPL.

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K:  (January 18, 2013 at 2:04 am)

Cool

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ayushsrk:  (January 18, 2013 at 7:46 am)

True king!!!!!IPL will bring home the trophy back to KKR again!!!!!!KORBO LORBO JEETBO RE!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jagdish:  (January 18, 2013 at 11:41 am)

@mahek , totally agree with you.

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haroonn1986:  (January 18, 2013 at 2:10 pm)

Srk is looking great.he is the biggest ambassador of india.

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Anil uperker:  (January 18, 2013 at 5:43 pm)

@mahek totally not agree with u….

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