US Corporate Cup This Weekend

Pankaj Mahajan, Vice Chairman of the Michigan Cricket Association, and Director of the U.S. Corporate Cricket Cup and the National Collegiate Cricket Cup, has announced the schedule for the former, to be played over the weekend of 23-24 July:

“MichCA is proud to announce that following 11 Corporate Teams are participating in 2011 USCCC:

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

2. Caterpillar (CAT)

3. Chrysler Group (CHRY)

4. Ford Motor Company (FORD)

5. General Electric (GE)

6. General Motors (GM)

7. Henry Ford Health System(HFHS)

8. Infosys (INFY)

9. Mercedes Benz (MERC)

10. NYX Inc (NYX)

11. Tata (TATA)

Based on our traditional ranking method and pooling process, all teams have been pooled in three groups as follows:

Group-A: CHRY, BCBS, INFY

Group-B: FORD, MERC, NYX, TATA

Group-C: CAT, GM, HFHS, GE

Please note that the last year’s ranking was: CHRY, FORD, CAT, MERC, GM, NYX, ALTAIR*, HFHS & BCBS. Final Pooling (as described above) has been approved by MichCA GB. ALTAIR unfortunately is not participating this year.

The SCHEDULE is as follows:

FIRST ROUND (Quaifying) GAMES on Saturday

GROUP-A in Bloomer Park, Rochester Hills

08:30am – 11:30am CHRY vs BCBS

12:00pm – 03:00pm INFY vs BCBS

03:30pm – 06:30pm CHRY vs INFY

GROUP-B in Lyon Oaks Park, Wixom

9:30am Start FORD vs TATA

2:00pm Start FORD vs NYX

GROUP-B in Hartland Ground, Hartland

9:30am Start MERC vs NYX

2:00pm Start MERC vs TATA

GROUP-C in Belle Isle-1 Ground, Detroit

9:30am Start CAT vs GE

2:00pm Start CAT vs HFHS

GROUP-C in Heritage Park, Canton

9:30am Start GM vs HFHS

2:00pm Start GM vs GE

The top team from every group will go to the Semi-Finals. The fourth best team overall will be the fourth Semi-Finalist. The Semi-Finalist Teams will be ranked D1, D2, D3 and D4 on the basis of NRR if the number of games won be all four teams are same. If the number of games won by 4 Semi Finalists is not same then the ranking will be done as per # of WINS and then NRR.

SEMI-FINAL GAMES on Sunday

SF-1: Bloomer Park

9:30am Start D1 vs D4 (Winner called “X”)

SF-2: Lyon Oaks Park

9:30am Start D2 vs D3 (Winner called “Y”)

FINAL GAME on Sunday

Bloomer Park

2:30pm Start X vs Y

The Awards Ceremony will start at 7pm.

Very soon, this schedule will also be available on:

Our Website: http://www.michca.org

Our Facebook Account: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/profile.php?id=1428581111&sk=wall

Visit our Website to get all information related to USCCC.

Connect with us on Facebook to know the latest about USCCC.

During the tournament, Scores/stats of to all games will be frequently posted on our Facebook account.

We welcome three new teams- General Electric, Infosys & Tata to this year’s Corporate Cup. We wish ALL corporate teams best of luck ! May the best team win and bag the bragging rights for one year to be 2011 USCCC Champions !!”

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