Odisha to be the 1st State to resume Cricket Operation in India post Lockdown.

Due to COVID19 sports and sports related activities is halted throughout India since March’2020. So Capital Sports Club at Bhubaneswar has announced to organize a state level cricket league OTP League (Odisha T10 Premiere League) so that Odisha could be the 1st proud state to resume sports activities in India. Speaking about this chief Organizer Bishnu Satpathy has told that Corona Pandemic is such that we have to learn to live with it as well as move ahead with strong determination.
He further added, this will be organized strictly adhering to the Govt. guidelines as only players and officials will be allowed inside the playing area behind closed doors and no spectators involved. Also a matter of fact is that almost 95% +ve cases in Odisha have come out of quarantine centers so it adds great confidence to outer-world to resume usual activities. No Spectators in the stands / Masks for players and Officials / Hand Washing- Sanitizer stations on and off the field / Physical Distancing / Regular Temperature Checks. Conduct of COVID test will be compulsory for everyone who will take part in the competition and only be allowed after they test negative.

At present, as per the current directives from Govt, now only Online registrations will be accepted and further selection will also be done following strict guidelines as per Govt. SOPs. When the situation will be favorable and after getting a clear Govt. approval / directive only the Tournament matches will go ahead.

The club has made provisions for players to register online and Players are welcome to register by going to link: https://forms.gle/pxe5BSyS7zyjspZK9 (latest by 20th June 2020)

Players can even visit Capital Sports Club Facebook page and complete their registration or by calling 98 204 240 58. There will be six teams namely ODISHA-NORTH, ODISHA-SOUTH, ODISHA-CENTRAL, CAPITAL-ODISHA, WEST-ODISHA, EAST-ODISHA and players can opt for the team they want to play for in the registration form. All the matches will be played in and around Bhubaneswar.

This will be a great opportunity for the players in Odisha to showcase their talent in a major stage as the club is going to share the video footage of best performances to Odisha state cricket association as well as planning is going on to stream the matches live in OTT platforms / Sports App like Fancode, SportsTiger said Mr. Bishnu Satpathy. Members of the media have been requested to extensively promote this event in their respective channels so that players from all over Odisha get the chance to showcase their talent and remain the historic part of Odisha being the 1st state to resume sports activities in India after Lockdown gets over.


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