Kanpur,31st August 2023 The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) announced the UP T20 League which will going to start from 30th August 2023 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Gorakhpur Lions team owned by Gaurs Group is one of the six teams that participated in the UP T20 League, joining the likes of Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi & Meerut in the upcoming league.
The opening ceremony of the league was held on 30th August at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur and the closing ceremony is scheduled to be held on September 16, 2023. The opening ceremony began at 5:30 PM and featured a variety of cultural performances. In an exhilarating display of solidarity and support, popular Bollywood actors and singers, Tiger Shroff, Ameesha Patel, Manish Paul, and Meet Bros, graced the event by adding an extra layer of excitement to an already electrifying atmosphere.
Team Gorakhpur Lions will face off against Team Lucknow Falcons in their debut match, scheduled on August 31st at the iconic Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. The action-packed encounter is set to kick off at 3:30 PM, marking a historic moment in the UP T20 tournament.
Mr, Veshesh Gaur, Director of Gaursons Sports Ventures, motivated the team and expressed his gratitude, stating, “I am thrilled and electrified as we had the grand opening ceremony of UP T20 league. It’s not just about cricket; it’s about celebrating the spirit of our great state and the talent that calls it home. The team energy is in the air and we all are excited and can’t wait to see our Team Gorakhpur Lions and fans light up the stadium. Let the game begin!
The Matches that will be played by the Team Gorakhpur Lions are:
- 1st September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Noida Super Kings
- 3rd September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Meerut Mavericks
- 4th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Kanpur Superstars
- 5th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Kashi Rudras
- 7th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Lucknow Flacons
- 8th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Noida Super Kings
- 10th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Meerut Mavericks
- 12th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Kanpur Superstars
- 13th September – Gorakhpur Lions Vs Kashi Rudras