The Indian Twenty 20 Cricket Federation (ITCF-INDIA) is the apex governing body for Twenty 20 Cricket in India, headquartered at Patiala (Punjab.) The ITCF INDIA was formed in 2001 as the national governing body for Twenty 20 & Twenty 20 innings cricket in India. ITCF-INDIA is the original promoter of T20 Cricket in INDIA. It is a society, registered under the Societies Registration Act. & Also get its Trade Mark, Copy Rights & Intellectual Property Rights etc under patent act issued by Bharat Sarkar Trade Mark Registry, New Delhi.