Mumbai, 05th June 2024 – Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the TATA IPL 2024, announces the successful conclusion of the ‘Incredible Premier League School Quiz’, an innovative initiative aimed at engaging young cricket fans across the country during the ongoing marquee tournament. The second instalment of this quiz has attracted a record-breaking 2.1 lakh participants from over 17,000 schools, beating its own record set in the previous edition.

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The ‘Incredible Premier League School Quiz’, targeted for the youngest fans in the cricket ecosystem in India, consisted of three rounds designed to test the knowledge and skills of young participants. The first round, held online from 26th March to 7th May, saw schools from various regions compete virtually. The top 20 schools then advanced to the zonal round, with the top 5 schools from each zone moving forward. The National Finals, which brought together the top 2 schools from each zone, featured the top 8 schools competing for the ultimate title.

St. Anthony Senior Secondary School, Udaipur emerged as the champions, representing Rajasthan in the North Zone. Their victory, under the mentorship of former India batsman and gun fielder Mohammad Kaif, a member of the StarCast for TATA IPL 2024, was an excellent showing of intellect and intuition. Other mentors for the top schools included prominent members of the Star Sports Panel such as Tom Moody, Ambati Rayudu, and Varun Aaron.

Mohammad Kaif, Star Sports Panel Member and mentor of St. Anthony Secondary School, Udaipur said “The ‘Incredible IPL School Quiz’ has been a fantastic initiative by Star Sports, providing a unique platform for our young cricket champs to showcase their knowledge and passion for the game. It’s inspiring to see such talent and dedication among the participants. Congratulations to St. Anthony Secondary School, Udaipur, for their outstanding performance and well-deserved victory.”

Mr. William D’souza, the Principal of St. Anthony Senior Secondary School said, “We are incredibly proud of our students for emerging as champions in the ‘Incredible Premier League School Quiz’ organised by Star Sports. Their hard work, dedication, and passion for cricket have truly paid off. This achievement is a testament to the talent and enthusiasm of our young minds. We are grateful to Star Sports for providing this wonderful opportunity for our students to shine on a national stage.”

The ‘Incredible Premier League School Quiz’ has ignited the passion of young cricket fans, nurturing their love for the sport and creating unique opportunities for brands targeting this enthusiastic consumer cohort. Star Sports continues to provide a platform for children to showcase their cricketing knowledge, inspiring the next generation of India’s cricket superstars.

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