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North West Region is set to organize first T20 inter-league tournament during Memorial day weekend (May 27-29, 2011). The tournament will feature top players from the Bay Area's Northern California Cricket Association, California Cricket League and Bay Area Cricket Alliance; Seattle's North West Cricket League and Sacramento Cricket Association.
Announcing the first T20 inter-league tournament, Hemant Buch, Chairman of the NW Region said: "Within two days of the formation of the region, our board met and decided to organize this tournament to assist with regional team selection."
"Three weeks to organize the tournament [is] a challenge, but the committee got all the ducks lined up through hard work and cooperation from all the leagues. The committee is hoping that all participants and cricket lovers will enjoy this 3-day tournament”, Hasu Patel, member of the region's cricket committee told DreamCricket.com.
Joining Hasu Patel are several experienced volunteers from the region -Alok Agarwal, Ozair Nana and Ravi Shankar. The Seattle team will travel to the Bay Area at a huge expense to participate in the event despite the short notice.
Reebok Cricket and G1G insurance are the official sponsors of this event. Extending his support to the tournament, Zain Jeewanjee of G1G insurance said: "I am very pleased with North West Region's leadership and I am always there to help them succeed."
Logitech Inc., the leading manufacturer of audio, video and computer peripherals has donated Revue, Google TV box and other audio equipment as awards for the tournament.
Test O Pack, a packaging design and testing company in San Jose also signed on as sponsor.