The second edition of the KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 cricket tournament is set to begin on September 4, 2023, in Alappuzha, Kerala. Organized by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), this domestic T20 competition will feature 5 teams competing for the title over a period of 10 days.
The 5 participating teams in the KCA TCM Presidents Cup 2023 are:
- KCA Eagles
- KCA Lions
- KCA Panthers
- KCA Royals
- KCA Tigers
These teams will play a double round-robin format, with each team facing the other 4 teams twice. This will result in a total of 21 T20 matches played during the league stage.
The top 2 teams at the end of the league stage will qualify for the final to be held on September 14, 2023. The venue for all the matches is the Sanatana Dharma College Ground in Alappuzha.
Defending champions KCA Lions will be looking to retain their title, having defeated KCA Eagles in the final of the inaugural 2022 edition.
However, the other teams, especially KCA Panthers and KCA Royals who finished 3rd and 4th last year, will be aiming to dethrone the Lions this time.
KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 2023 full schedule and Fixtures
|Monday, September 4||KCA Lions vs KCA Tigers||10:00 AM|
|KCA Royals vs KCA Panthers||2:00 PM|
|Tuesday, September 5||KCA Royals vs KCA Tigers||10:00 AM|
|KCA Panthers vs KCA Eagles||2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 6||KCA Royals vs KCA Eagles||10:00 AM|
|KCA Panthers vs KCA Lions||2:00 PM|
|Thursday, September 7||KCA Tigers vs KCA Panthers||10:00 AM|
|KCA Lions vs KCA Eagles||2:00 PM|
|Friday, September 8||KCA Lions vs KCA Royals||10:00 AM|
|KCA Tigers vs KCA Eagles||2:00 PM|
|Saturday, September 9||KCA Panthers vs KCA Eagles||10:00 AM|
|KCA Royals vs KCA Tigers||2:00 PM|
|Sunday, September 10||KCA Royals vs KCA Panthers||10:00 AM|
|KCA Lions vs KCA Tigers||2:00 PM|
|Monday, September 11||KCA Lions vs KCA Eagles||10:00 AM|
|KCA Tigers vs KCA Panthers||2:00 PM|
|Tuesday, September 12||KCA Panthers vs KCA Lions||10:00 AM|
|KCA Royals vs KCA Eagles||2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 13||KCA Tigers vs KCA Eagles||10:00 AM|
|KCA Lions vs KCA Royals||2:00 PM|
|Thursday, September 14||KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 2023 final||10:00 AM|
KCA TCM Presidents Cup 2023 Live Streaming Details
For fans looking to follow the KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 2023, live streaming will be available on FanCode in India. There will be no TV telecast of the matches. FanCode will livestream all 21 league games and the final on its app and website.
KCA TCM President Cup 2023 Scorecard
|Team||Matches Played||Matches Won||Matches Lost||Net Run Rate||Points|
KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 2023 teams and squads
KCA Eagles Captain and Squad
|KCA Eagles||M Sebastin||Salman Nizar, Nikhil T (wicket-keeper), Vishnu Vinod (wicket-keeper), Ajnas M, Akhil Scaria, Arjun Venugopal, Pavan Raj, Prasoon Prasad, Shreyas Gopal, Vinoop Manhoharan, Anurag J S, Ajith Vasudevan, Kiran Sagar Mohan, MD Nidheesh, Mohammed Anas, Rohan Nair, Afrad Reshab, Fazil Fanoos|
KCA Lions Captain and Squad
|KCA Lions||Abhishek J Nair||Albin Alias, Mannembeth Sreeroop, Pallam Anfal, Sachin Baby, Vignesh Puthur, Mohammed Azharuddeen (wicket-keeper), Sreenath K (wicket-keeper), Akhil MS, Akshay Chandran, Amal Ramesh, Aswanth S Sankar, Athul Raveendran, Nikhil M, Akshay T K, Balu Babu, Basil Thampi, Riya Basheer, Sreehari S Nair, Vinay V Varghese|
KCA Panthers Captain and Squad
|KCA Panthers||Sijo Joseph||Anand Krishnan, Sanjay Raj, Vathsal Sharma, Yadhu Sundaram, Mohammed Kaif (wicket-keeper), Ujjal Krishna (wicket-keeper), Vishnu Raj (wicket-keeper), Akshay Manohar, Ananthakrishnan J, Jalaj Saxena, Manu Krishnan, Niranjan V Dev, Mohit Shibu, Vinil TS, Appu Prakash, Basil NP, Biju Narayanan, Abhijth Praveen|
KCA Royals Captain and Squad
|KCA Royals||Aadidev TJ||G Anoop, Rohan Kunnummal, Sharon SS, Arjun AK (wicket-keeper), Sachin S (wicket-keeper), Arjun KA, MU Harikrishnan, Neel Sunny, Midhun PK, Saly V Samson, Vinod Kumar, Vishweshar Suresh, Vivek KP|
KCA Tigers Captain and Squad
|KCA Tigers||Sanju Samson (captain/wicket-keeper)||Anuj Jotin, Ashwin Anand, Sharafuddeen NM, Shoun Roger, Akash Pillai, Bharath Soorya, Varun Nayanar, Mohammed Ashiq, Adithya Krishnan, Harikrishnan KN, Krishna Prasad, Vishnu, Abi Biju, Ajayaghosh N S, Jerin PS, KM Asif, Rahul Chandran, Vishnu P Kumar, N Afrad|
This promises to be an exciting edition of the KCA TCM Presidents Cup T20 with Kerala’s top domestic cricketers competing.
The league has grown in stature after the success of the first season. With strong team lineups, the cricket action is expected to be top-notch and closely contested.
The tournament provides a great platform for the younger Kerala players to showcase their skills alongside the more experienced campaigners.