Excelsia to sponsor PM Cup
Kathmandu, May 18
Nepalaya International and Excelsia College of Australia signed the sponsorship agreement for the second Prime Minister Cup Inter-province One Day Cricket Tournament slated for May 27 to June 11 at the TU Stadium and Mulpani grounds.
Nepalaya International’s Managing Director Subash Pradhan and Excelsia College’s Director for Marketing and Students Recruitment Boby Abrahama exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amidst a function today. As per the agreement, Excelsia will be the title sponsor of the tournament, which is being organised by National Sports Council under the management of Nepalaya. Both the parties declined to reveal the sponsorship amount.
Meanwhile, Nepalaya signed Nepal Liquors Pvt Ltd as the co-sponsor of the tournament. Pradhan and Nepal Liquors General Manager Rajesh Prakash exchanged the MoU at the same programme.
A total of 10 teams are participating in the event and they have been divided into two pools. Group A comprises of Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal APF Club, Province1, Province2 and Province4, while Nepal Police Club, Province3, Province5, Karnali Province and Province7 are in Group B. On the opening day. APF will take on Province4 at the TU Stadium, while Karnali face Province7 at Mulpani on May 27.
The winners will get two million rupees, while the runners-up will earn one million rupees. Man-of-the-series will get Rs 100,000, while the best batsman and bowler will earn Rs 50,000 each and the emerging player will be awarded with Rs 15,000. Man-of-the-match in every game will take home Rs 10,000.