NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 begins on January 11: Where to watch – full schedule

Cricket enthusiasts in West Bengal are gearing up for the much-anticipated NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024, set to kick off on January 11 in the picturesque locale of Bara Gunsima. The tournament promises a riveting display of T20 cricketing prowess, featuring six formidable teams competing in a total of 33 matches.

Participating Teams:

  • Alipurduar Thunders
  • Combined Avengers
  • Darjeeling Unstoppables
  • Jhargram Firebolts
  • Kalimpong Falcons
  • Purba Medinipur Dragons

The lineup showcases a diverse array of talent, with each team geared up to make its mark in the T20 extravaganza.

NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 teams and squads

Darjeeling Unstoppables: Kritesh Chhetri, Md Rizwan, Kunal Malay (wicket-keeper), Sk Rakib Akhtar (wicket-keeper), Abhijit Chakraborty, Atanu Raha, Sarfaraz Ali, Neelesh Rai, Ujwal Bishwakarma, Md Imtiaz, Suman Bhagat, Nishant Chhetri, Saieswar Subba

Jhargram Firebolts: Bishnupada Sheet, Gopal Mondal, Tuhin Das, Srinath Routh (wicket-keeper), Suman, Ghoshal, Tanmany Ghosh, Barun Mondal, Dipankar Mahata, Joydeep Mahato, Biswajit Hembram, Biswanil Dutta, Furgel Hembram, Deep Sengupta, Naren Dalai

Kalimpong Falcons: Anirban Shashmal (wicket-keeper), Bishal Tamang, Dinku Ray, Nima Tamang (wicket-keeper), Sayan Dey (wicket-keeper), Susmata Mondal, Dichen Lepcha, Rahul Mahato, Swaraj Sharma, Aftab Alam, Sumit Goyel, Bibek Sharma, Pritam Barik, Samser Ali

Purba Medinipur Dragons: Sankar Panigrahi, Sourav Maity, Sunt Brah, Rahul Jha (wicket-keeper), Subha Guchahait (wicket-keeper), Kundan Hutait, Pritam Shah, Shoumik Shee, SK Eleen Alam, Soumyadip Samantha, Subhradip Bhowmik, Ritwik Guchhhait, Bikash Patra, Mrinmoy Kar

Tournament Format:

The NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament will adopt a double round-robin format, with each team facing off against the others twice in the league stage. This ensures a comprehensive test of skill and consistency as teams vie for the top positions in the standings.

Road to the Finals:

With stiff competition in the league stage, the top four teams emerging from the double round-robin matches will secure a coveted spot in the semi-finals. The semi-final clashes, set to take place as a precursor to the grand finale, will determine the finalists who will vie for the prestigious championship title.

Grand Finale:

The culmination of the NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 will witness an electrifying final on January 27. The winners of the semi-final battles will lock horns in a high-stakes encounter, showcasing their mettle and determination to emerge as the ultimate champions.

Venue:

All the action will unfold at the MGR Sports Academy in Bara Gunsima, providing a fitting setting for the cricketing spectacle. The venue, known for its state-of-the-art facilities, is set to witness thrilling performances and memorable moments throughout the tournament.

Live Streaming Details:

For fans eager to catch every moment of the NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024, live streaming will be available on the FanCode app and website in India. While there won’t be live telecasts on any TV channel in India, the online streaming platform ensures that enthusiasts can witness the matches from the comfort of their homes.

NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 schedule and match start times

All match timings are in India Standard Time (IST)

DateMatchTime
Thursday, Jan 11Kalimpong Falcons vs Darjeeling Unstoppables8:45 AM
Thursday, Jan 11Alipurduar Thunders vs Jhargram Firebolts12:45 PM
Friday, Jan 12Darjeeling Unstoppables vs Purba Medinipur Dragons8:45 AM
Friday, Jan 12Jhargram Firebolts vs Combined Avengers12:45 PM
Saturday, Jan 13Kalimpong Falcons vs Purba Medinipur Dragons8:45 AM
Saturday, Jan 13Alipurduar Thunders vs Combined Avengers12:45 PM
Sunday, Jan 14Kalimpong Falcons vs Jhargram Firebolts8:45 AM
Sunday, Jan 14Darjeeling Unstoppables vs Alipurduar Thunders12:45 PM
Monday, Jan 15Jhargram Firebolts vs Purba Medinipur Dragons8:45 AM
Monday, Jan 15Darjeeling Unstoppables vs Combined Avengers12:45 PM
Tuesday, Jan 16Alipurduar Thunders vs Purba Medinipur Dragons8:45 AM
Tuesday, Jan 16Kalimpong Falcons vs Combined Avengers12:45 PM
Wednesday, Jan 17Darjeeling Unstoppables vs Jhargram Firebolts8:45 AM
Wednesday, Jan 17Kalimpong Falcons vs Alipurduar Thunders12:45 PM
Thursday, Jan 18Purba Medinipur Dragons vs Combined Avengers8:45 AM
Thursday, Jan 18Alipurduar Thunders vs Darjeeling Unstoppables12:45 PM
Friday, Jan 19Purba Medinipur Dragons vs Jhargram Firebolts8:45 AM
Friday, Jan 19Combined Avengers vs Kalimpong Falcons12:45 PM
Saturday, Jan 20Purba Medinipur Dragons vs Alipurduar Thunders8:45 AM
Saturday, Jan 20Darjeeling Unstoppables vs Kalimpong Falcons12:45 PM
Sunday, Jan 21Jhargram Firebolts vs Alipurduar Thunders8:45 AM
Sunday, Jan 21Combined Avengers vs Darjeeling Unstoppables12:45 PM
Monday, Jan 22Jhargram Firebolts vs Kalimpong Falcons8:45 AM
Monday, Jan 22Combined Avengers vs Purba Medinipur Dragons12:45 PM
Tuesday, Jan 23Alipurduar Thunders vs Kalimpong Falcons8:45 AM
Tuesday, Jan 23Purba Medinipur Dragons vs Darjeeling Unstoppables12:45 PM
Wednesday, Jan 24Combined Avengers vs Alipurduar Thunders8:45 AM
Wednesday, Jan 24Jhargram Firebolts vs Darjeeling Unstoppables12:45 PM
Thursday, Jan 25Purba Medinipur Dragons vs Kalimpong Falcons8:45 AM
Thursday, Jan 25Combined Avengers vs Jhargram Firebolts12:45 PM
Friday, Jan 26Semi-final 18:45 AM
Friday, Jan 26Semi-final 212:45 PM
Saturday, Jan 27NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 final12:45 PM

As the cricketing fever rises in Bara Gunsima, the NCC Kolkata T20 Tournament 2024 promises to be a celebration of talent, teamwork, and tenacity. With six teams battling for supremacy, fans can expect a roller-coaster ride of thrilling matches, breathtaking moments, and a new champion emerging to etch their name in the cricketing history of West Bengal. Mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable cricketing spectacle!

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