Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid were at NDTV Toyota University Cricket Championship in Mumbai, India on February 24 to inaugurate the event.
Shah Rukh Khan & Rahul Dravid Kick Off NDTV University Cricket Championship
The Bollywood Badshah wore a grey pantsuit and waistcoat with a black shirt while Rahul opted for the classic white shirt-blue jeans combo.
Shah Rukh Khan NDTV University Cricket Championship
Shahrukh stated that he was happy to promote the event as he felt it was high time that sports should be seen as a lucrative career. He said he would, in the future, gladly promote any sport.
Shah Rukh Khan & Rahul Dravid NDTV University Cricket Championship
The games will be played the same way as a T20 match between eight teams. The participating universities will compete for the title of Best Cricket University.
The main goal of the championship is to revive flagging university cricket in India. However, there is also a secondary aim of finding players for India’s own cricket team to compete internationally.
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