Second edition of Mumbai Indians’ MI Junior expands to Pune & Nagpur

The second edition of the Mumbai Indians (MI) Junior tournament will be held in U14 (boys) along with U16 Boys & Girls category

Second edition of Mumbai Indians’ MI Junior expands to Pune & Nagpur

The second edition of Mumbai Indians’ grassroots initiative MI Junior 2020 will expand to Pune & Nagpur with an introduction of an additional U16 Boys category. The MI Junior in its inaugural year was held in two categories i.e. U14 Boys & U16 Girls in Mumbai in 2019.

The tournament will be played in three city legs – Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, with Mumbai starting on Monday, February 03, 2020 followed by the Pune and Nagpur legs from February 12 and February 17 respectively. Winner of each category city leg will qualify for the playoffs and finals in Mumbai, scheduled from March 16, 2020.

Over 200 school teams will compete in 375 matches across the 3 categories vying for top honours.

Mumbai Indians Director of Cricket Operations, Zaheer Khan inaugurated the MI Junior 2020 edition at the National Cricket Club, Cross Maidan on February 3.

The first edition of the MI Junior Cricket Tournament was a roaring success with Rizvi Springfield High School and Shardashram Vidyamandir English School emerged winners in the U-14 Boys and U-14 Girls categories respectively.

Players from both teams got an opportunity to visit the home of Mumbai Indians - Wankhede Stadium to train with the Mumbai Indians support staff ahead of the IPL 2019.