Mysuru: ‘Mysuru Warriors’ has roped in 16 players for the forthcoming and eighth season of ‘Karnataka Premiere League (KPL) cricket tourney scheduled to be held from August 16. The 20: 20 format matches will be played at Mysuru, Bengaluru and Hubballi.
Arjun Ranga the owner of Mysuru Warriors team participated in the auction process at Hotel Taj West End in Bengaluru on Saturday.
The players bought in auction are- Amit Varma, Aniruddha Joshi, Siddarth KV, Kushal Wadhwani, Vinay N Sagar, Shoaib Manager, Venkatesh M, Devaiah K S, Saurab Yadav, Manjesh Reddy, Sankalp Shettinavar, Shivakumar B U, Ram Sarikh Yadav, Jayesh Babu, Kishan Bedare and Dega Nischal. Two players- J Suchit and Vyshak Vijaykumar have been retained.
Arjun Ranga said ‘ We are really optimistic with our new squad this year. SOME of the young guns will flourish under the mentorship of the experienced players’.
The team is owned by Mysuru based NR Group the manufacturers of ‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ a reputed household brand.
– Team Mysoorunews