‘BSA Hercules T20 LEAGUE CUP’ in Chennai
Second edition of the tournament to feature 12 TNCA teams


Chennai, February 02, 2012: Continuing its strong focus and support to various sports in the country, TI Cycles, a part of the Murugappa Group, today announced the second edition of the ‘BSA Hercules Twenty20 League cup’ in the city. The TNCA affiliated T20 tournament at the club level will feature 12 TNCA first division teams in the League cum knock out format. The tournament would feature about 20 matches commencing from Feb 4th onwards, at the Murugappa Cricket Ground in Avadi. 


Announcing the launch of the 2nd Edition of the tournament Mr. Rajesh Mani–GM Marketing, TI Cycles of India said, “We are happy to bring back the BSA Hercules Twenty20 League Tournament to Chennai. Cricket lives in the heart of every Indian and the T20 format adds up to the excitement and is an ideal format to interest today’s youth. There is no entry-fee so that the local community gets an opportunity to enjoy the tournament. We are also developing a dedicated micro-site for the event so that fans can get online updates of the scores through our website “www.bsahercules.com”.

All the teams will play with colored team jersey and white ball throughout the tournament. The ground also houses a 4200 sq pavilion with all facilities and amenities, two well furnished changing rooms for the players. It has two open terraces, a viewers’ gallery, a VIP gallery and a spacious dining area with pantry.

There are four groups each with three teams. Each team would play two matches and the top two teams from each group will qualify for the quarterfinals. The tournament will see current Indian cricket stalwarts like S Badrinath and D Karthik sharing the pitch with young club players and Indian cricket stars like Abhinav Mukund, Murali Vijay, L.Balaji and Sridharan Sriram would add more vigor to the tournament.

The total prize money for the event would be about 2 lakh in cash and the man of the match from the quarter final stage would get a sports cycle from TI Cycles. The man of the match in the Finals would get a MONTRA JAZZ cycle.

The list of the 12 participating teams are as follows: India Pistons, Falcon CC, UFCC T.Nagar, Jolly Rovers, Vijay CC, ICF, Grand Slam, Young Stars CC, Indian Overseas Bank, Globe Trotters, Indian Bank, Aruna CC.

About TI Cycles of India:

TI Cycles of India (TICI) is the manufacturer of the country’s most popular brands of Bicycles – BSA and Hercules. These brands have touched millions of consumers across different age groups, gender, and consumer class across the country. TICI has been pioneers in various segments – SLRs, Kids, bicycle for girls, and in the recent times the introduction of retail formats, E Bikes, Cargo bikes.

Murugappa Group:

Headquartered in Chennai, the Rs.17051 Crores (USD 3.8 billion) Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Market leaders in diverse areas of business including Engineering, Abrasives, Finance, General Insurance, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilizers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, its 29 companies have manufacturing facilities spread across 13 states in India. The organization fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees. The Group has forged strong joint venture alliances with leading international companies like DBS Bank, Mitsui umitomo, Foskor, Cargill and Groupe Chimique Tunisien has consolidated its status as one of the fastest growing diversified business houses in India.

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