Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh on Monday inaugurated National Level Inter-University Cricket Tournament for men – the Padma Shri Prof. J.A.K. Tareen Rolling Trophy.
The trophy will be an annual event taking place in the February at the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium. The winner will win Rs. 20,000 along with a trophy; the runner up will receive Rs. 15,000. The players of the winning team will receive Rs. 5000, best batsman gets Rs. 3000 and the best bowler Rs. 3000.
The trophy was instituted to commemorate the 25th year of the Pondicherry University.