Tuesday, 9 September 2014

How to organise a Cricket Tournament

Cricket is a popular game throughout the World. How to organize a cricket tournament ? Here is the check list to consider while organizing cricket tournament (or) league.  Whether its any level of tournament  (Local/Corporate/State/National etc..).

Organising cricket tournament:

First raise a question ourselves: Why we are conducting tournament - Purpose of tournament, Goals of tournament  (Ex: To find talent or publicity or Money or any other reason)

- Prepare tournament rules document 
- Give title for your tournament and which season is running 
   Ex: Stars Cricket Tournaments, Season 2
- Size of tournament (How many teams can participate)
- Size of team (Each team how many player can participate)
Season also very Important ( should not be rain season)
- Schedules ( Dates & Time)
- Sponsors selection
- Who can participate
For which category Age Who can participate which category ( U-16, U-19 or any is any
   Corporate or National Level )
- Collecting team and ind-vidual player data 
- Issuing Id cards to each player
- Overs Limit ( either 20-20) or any defined
- Type of format (Knock out, group level etc..)
- Opening & Prize distribution ceremony  if required - Inviting guest etc..
- Know about Team Point & Net run rates etc..
- Grounds selection (Hire ground, Ground conditions)
- Empires selection
Score card providers  (Live scorecard on web portal, Live telecast on channels )
- How many player per team
- Take Experts Opinions (who already run successful tournament)
Are you organizing your tournament  or through event management 
- Publicity thorough ads, online cricket relevant website, social networking sites .
Issuing awards winner/runner and best performances and prize money etc..
Which balls & bats need to use
Providing other facilities like transport, food & water, Dressing room etc...
- Dress code.
- Communication with teams
- if it is big tournament try to get local sponsors
- if in India organizing tournament best season is December to May 
- ask to wear player helmet & Glouses for batsmens, wicket keeper
- Maintain first aid kit

The above things should be consider to organize a Cricket tournament/ Cricket League. 

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