‘Battle of DJs’ on the cricket field
4th August 2022, Kolkata:
The two things that Kolkata enjoys the most are cricket and music, and nothing better than combining both. A press conference was held at The Lords and Barrons, to announce the launch of the 4th season of the tournament through a captain’s meet followed by a Team Draw and Unveiling of Jersey in the esteemed presence of Mr. Arun Lal, Retired Indian Cricketer, Cricket Commentator, and the Guest of Honour for the event.
There were 72 registrations this time out of which 66 are male DJs and 6 were female DJs. An Honorary registration was given to these 6 female DJs. A record registration happened this year as it was closed within 48 hrs of opening. Out of these 77 DJs, 6 captains were been selected they were Harish, Vicky, Kunal, Hardik, Sunny, and the owner itself, Akash. There are some players who fly every year from Delhi and Mumbai for the tournament. Every 6 teams were named with sponsors’ names. 72 players were divided into each team through a lottery by the captains. As 18 top players were selected previously according to their performances so the balance was done where each team got 3 good players. Each captain gets 11 players to play with. The teams were divided into 2 groups and each group consists of 3 teams. There will altogether 6 League matches with 2 semifinals and the finale. This year, it is a new thing where, after each match, awards should be given for the best batsman, best bowler, and overall performer of the match. On the final day, the man of the match and or man of the series will be declared by renowned guests.
While addressing the Media DJ Akash Rohira, founder of DCL, said, “The industry is back to the post-pandemic levels of buzz. Due to the pandemic situation, we were bound to halt it for 2 years, but due to the grand success of previous years, we couldn’t resist this time. We dreamt about this league in 2017, which did come true with our first edition. Now we are ready with the 2022 edition, after three successful editions. We have an excellent team and believe in the discipline of the sport. This was not and will never be possible alone. It’s a team effort and we are also looking forward to many more editions of DCL and looking forward to the grand success.”
Speaking on the occasion, Veteran Indian Cricketer Shri Arun Lal said, “These kinds of exciting and new ideas are always welcomed. I feel extremely overwhelmed to have been a part of such an event. This reminds me of my cricketing days, and I am so grateful for that. I wish the entire team of DCL luck and love.”
About DJs Cricket League: The concept behind this league is to combine two of the most exciting things that are cricket and music. Since DJs are always the ones who make a party happen, DCL aims at shifting the focus to DJs and making sure they have an exciting time.