Nargis Dutt tourney starts from November 28

Published: Monday, September 25, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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Lucknow: The 10th edition of the All India Invitation Nargis Dutt Memorial women's cricket championship begins here from November 28.

Secretary of UP Women's Cricket Association (UPWCA) Mohd Nawab said invitations were extended to 8 best teams from all over India for the league-cum-knock out basis championship.

The team comprises Air India, Western Railway, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and host Uttar Pradesh.

President of the UPWCA and vice president of the U P Congress Committee Mehdi Hasan said a number of International women players would be seen in action during the 5-day tournament, which would end on December 2.

The tournament would be inaugurated by chief secretary of the UP government Navin Bajpai, while the chief guest of the closing ceremony would be Priya Dutt (MP), daughter of Sunil and Nargis Dutt.

He stated ''after this championship, 'Asia Cup' tournament would also be organised here, which has already been allotted to U P by the Women's Cricket Association of India.''

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