Sports bring pleasure and help us to reduce stress, thereby relaxing our minds and its the necessity for everyone, but many people who live in urban areas having an interest in outdoor games such as cricket, don’t find any place to play. Besides, playing in the apartment compounds and neighbourhood parks are also not allowed at few places due to the objection of other people.
Keeping the importance of sports in in mind, Smaaash has already come up with innovative ideas to attract the sports lovers.
It is a one stop destination where people get to enjoy all sorts of sports like cricket, football, ten-pin bowling and enjoy the virtual experience along with music and dining.
Two legendary cricketers, Sachin Tendulkar, who is the brand ambassador and Virat Kohli, who is the Smaaash Youth Icon are associated since 2012 and 2015.
Recently, CoupleOnBike got the invite of the launch of the new outlet at Smaaash in DLF mall, Noida. Sachin Tendulkar, who is the most popular and much-loved sports person in India was present at the launch of ‘Smaaash Sachin Virat Cricket Carnival’.
As you can see in the image below, the crowd was going crazy to get a glimpse of him. CoupleOnBike team also saw the scene of people getting drooled over to meet Sachin Tendulkar. We were lucky enough to get a bat miniature autographed by him.
This cricket tournament has a unique concept of connecting cricket lovers from all over the country. Approximately 2000 teams will compete with each other. The tournament will be held at smash centres based in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Noida, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The grand finale where the prizes will be awarded by both Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli in Mumbai.
Regarding Smaaash Sachin Virat Cricket Carnival Sachin said :
“This Cricket Carnival is designed to bring the excitement of real sports into our lives with incredible precision, modern equipment and life experience.”
Virat Kohli was also full of praises and said,
“The aim of this fun fiesta is to engage youth in thrilling activities and social interaction with their peers. Of course, the pulsating energy of a real-like cricket pitch will make this tournament a memorable experience for all.”
Cricket lovers can start registering their entries on the official website of Smaaash by paying a nominal registration fee for the tournament. The registration process has already started from May 20th, 2016 at all five Smaaash centres. So, all you sports lovers out there, what’s the wait for? Register now to be the part of this exciting tournament.
There are five categories:
- Under 16 for school students
- Under-25 for college students
- Women’s category.
The winners of open group from all five cities will go to Mumbai and face one another as ‘Team Sachin’ and ‘Team Virat’. In order to compete, six members are required in every team. First of all they need to play in the Smaaash cricket lanes where they will face a selected bowling line up of cricketing legends like Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Kieron Pollard and many other world class bowlers. The prize money for the national winner is Rs.5 Lakh and the Smaaash Sachin Virat Cricket Carnival Cup, runner up team will get Rs. 3 Lakh.
The tournament will be played at Smaaash’s one-of- its-kind 360-degree cricket simulator, which can bowl spin and swing balls with variations of line and length and replicates the bowler’s action perfectly due to the precise technology of Smaaash Cricket.
During the tournament, the high-technology cameras and laser tracking system will be used for tracking every move, replays and wagon wheels of the score.
We are eager to see the tournament which is going to be a sure hit as it has the support of Sachin Tendulkar, who is known as the ‘god of cricket’ and youth sensation Virat Kohli’. Smaaash has already won the hearts of millions and through this Smaaash Sachin Virat Cricket Carnival, it is going to make people go all the more crazy.