Squash: 50,000$ Indian Circuit returns to Mumbai
Saurav Ghosal (Image credit: Rediff.com)
The ISC Event Will Be Held In Mumbai Starting From The 22nd Of November
Mumbai: Onward and beyond in an ambitious endeavour to promote the sport of Squash in India, the Indian Squash Circuit announced this week, that it is set to return to Mumbai City with a bigger roster of players promising both a revival of interest amongst masses and immense sporting action for the fans.
After its last successful tournament which ended on October 2nd the Indian Squash Circuit goes ahead packing some of the top ranked players in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) namely Mohamed Abouelghar from Egypt; Chris Simpson from England, Nicolas ueller from Switzerland, with Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu from India, amongst others who are confirmed to be participating in the tournament.
There is a free entry for the event, keeping in mind the issue of raising awareness of the unpopular sport. Additionally, there are interactive master classes scheduled to take place for enthusiasts, who can win tickets on 94.3 Radio One.
As the participants prepare to sweat and toil in an all-glass ‘Thunderdome’ constructed, The Indian Squash Circuit’s primary objectives are described as, to tackle the issue of raising awareness of the sport by presenting a tournament that can match and outshine the global scenario and standards of excellence, additionaly giving fans a chance to help improve the game by motivating players to gain experience on a world class level at homeground, and help them showcase their skills in the field.
Commenting on the work done by the ISC, Professional Sports Association (PSA) executive Alex Gough said “Since it’s inception in 2014 the Indian Circuit has grown considerably year on year and we’re delighted to see that once again everyone involved in the circuit has stepped up the level for 2016, staging two huge events in Mumbai.”
The annual event set to enter it’s second year, was set up in 2014 by Ritwik Bhattacharya, a 5 time National Squash Champion.
The Men’s Squash Tournament will be held at the lawns of the Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai from Tuesday, till the 27th November.