CN to host 'Toon Cricket' in Hyderabad & Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Kids entertainment channel Cartoon Network has announced that its cricket match, ‘Toon cricket - the battle for the Omnitrix’ will be played on 15 February in Hyderabad. The event will be held in Mumbai on 22 February.

Says Turner International India deputy general manager and vice president– entertainment South Asia Monica Tata, “Instituted in 1999, Toon Cricket has successfully managed to create a combination of cartoons and cricket, a winning formula for Indian kids and adults. Now, the new ‘Toon cricket -the battle for the Omnitrix’ is ready once again to be the ultimate sporting extravaganza for kids.”

The two teams that will be playing toon cricket this year are Bentastic and Maximojo. The match will have some of the network‘s popular cartoons like superhero Ben Tennyson from Ben 10, the evil Mojo Jojo, and the Powerpuff Girls among others.

The match will also have an inaugural ceremony with a sound and laser show and a live-performance by the pop band ‘Aasma‘.

Meanwhile, the channel will allow kids with the opportunity to play the toon cricket game on their mobiles thereby giving them a chance to win invitations to the match.

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