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Maharaja Trophy T20 Tournament: Mysore Warriors’ team announced

PV Shashikant appointed as the head coach of Mysore Warriors' team

Prime News, Karnataka, Sports, Cricket, ​Mysuru, August 1:- Mysore Warriors powered by Cycle Pure Agarbathi, owned by NR Group announces its team members who will be playing for Maharaja Trophy (formerly known as Karnataka Premier League) for the T20 cricket tournament. The tournament is scheduled to take place from August 7 to 26 at Mysuru and Bengaluru.

The selection process was held at the Karnataka State Cricket Association’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday (July 30). P V Shashikant has been selected as the head coach of Mysuru Warriors’ team and selection for their staff also concluded.

Mysore Warriors announces Karun Nair, Shreyas Gopal, Pavan Deshpande, Vidhyadhar Patil, Nihal Ullal, Prateek Jain, Bharat Dhuri, Cheeranjivi, Shubang Hegde, Lochan Appanna, Shivaraj, Monish Reddy, Varun Rao, Rahul Prasanna, Nithin Bille, Aditya Goyal, Abhishek Alawat, Naga Bharath, Arun K and Tushar Harikrishna as their new team members.

Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathi

Speaking about such an opportunity, Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathi, says “Each year the game gets interesting and we are overwhelmed with the response we receive from the players. The stakes are high with each passing year, our team has coached some fine sportsmen and they have pursued the game to the national level. It fills us with pride to see them play for the nation. And knowing how the game is celebrated in India, it is indeed an honour to be part of the ecosystem.”

“Each player is given special attention and it is our duty to ensure to select a coach who will serve each and every player efficiently and help them to understand their own aims and expectations,” says Ranga.

“The team has entrusted me with a huge responsibility and I am confident that I will live up to the expectations. Being associated with a team like Mysore Warriors serves double purpose, the first being able to groom and coach some talented players and to be associated with the reason of bringing everyone together for the love of cricket,” says Shashikant.

“I know they have the passion and desire to improve every day. I look forward to working with the players and the support staff to achieve our potential.” he added.

The team consists of K L Akshay as the assistant coach, K L Ashwath as selector, T Manjunath as physiotherapist, Irfanullah Khan as trainer and Kiran K as video analyst respectively. (NGB)

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