About CM Cup
The Karnataka government inaugurated the newly laid synthetic hockey surface at the Shantinagar Hockey Stadium, Bangalore by organising the Chief Minister Cup with record prize and participating money.
The new gala event is organised by an committee, which had been constituted by the Government of Karnataka. Gulihatti D. Shekar, Hon’ble Minister for Textiles Youth Services and Sports as Chairman and I.M.Vittala Murthy, Secretary, Youth Services & Sports(Vice Chairman); Shivananjaiah Director, Youth Services & Sports; Dr. G.Kishore, Director, S.A.I.; R.K.Shetty; Sri.K.Krishnamurthy; Ashish Ballal, Olympian; A.B.Subbaiah, Olympian; and Dr.M.P.Ganesh, Olympian are the members.
The top eight teams of the country are invited to play this great tournament, which are, Army XI; Indian Railways, Orissa star, Indian Oil, Air India, and DYSS-Karnataka.
The winners will get a cash prize of Rs.6,00,000 while Runner ups will get Rs.4,00,000, and Rs.2,00,000 for 3rd Place and Rs.1,00,000 for 4th place. In addition to the above, each team will be given an appearance money of Rs.1,25,000.
The DYSS, Karnataka team is being prepared under the leadership of Ashish Ballal, Olympian and Head Coach.
Armt XI thrashed home team DYSS, Karnataka 4-1
Army XI : 4 (Sunil Ekka-11′, Chitaranjan Singh-17′ & 36′, Mukesh Lakra-66′)
DYSS, Karnataka : 1 (Nithin Thimmaiah-16′)
IOCL beat ONGC 3-1
IOCL : 3 (Prabhjot Singh-1′, Gaurav-6′, Deepak Thakur-40′)
ONGC : 1 (Dharmender-47′)
Schedule of Sunday (June 13, 2010)
BPCL Vs Indian Railways at 5:00PM, Odisha Stars Vs Air India at 7:30PM