Mysuru, July 15:- In line with its vision to nurture sporting talent in the hinterlands of Karnataka, agarbathi to aerospace conglomerate, NR Group, the owners of Mysuru Warriors, announced their sixth edition of Talent Hunt in Bengaluru on July 17 at Just Cricket Academy and at SDNR Stadium at Manasagangothri here on July 20.
Young cricket players from across the state are invited to come and participate in the talent hunt to stand a chance to play in KPL, 2019.
Mysuru Warriors conducted the Cricket Talent Hunt in Mysuru and Bengaluru last year which received a tremendous response. The Mysuru edition of the talent hunt saw 240 budding aspirants prove their capabilities. These included 70 batsmen, 82 all-rounders, 68 spinners and 15 wicket-keepers. Bengaluru’s Just Cricket Academy in Yelahanka, witnessed 250 youth cricketers, try out for a spot in the Mysuru Warriors. These were a mixed lot, consisting of 75 medium pace bowlers, 50 spinners, 60 batsmen, 55 all-rounders and 10 wicket-keepers. Of these 500 youth players, Kishan Bedare and Gowtham Sagar were selected to represent Mysuru Warriors at the KPL 2018.
The talent hunt is specially organised for KSCA registered players from KSCA registered clubs in entire hinterlands of Karnataka, as a lot of potential lies in the area when it comes to cricket. The talent hunt aims to foster fresh cricketing talent and subsequently coach and nurture them. This initiative of Mysuru Warriors is an opportunity for players to enter the professional cricketing arena. The selected players will get a chance to represent Mysuru Warriors and play at the upcoming KPL 2019.
Speaking about the talent hunt, Arjun Ranga, owner, Mysuru Warriors, said, “NR Group has always believed in nurturing talent in sports, be it cricket or any other sports. We are proud to host the talent hunt and it is a pleasure to give players a chance to represent Mysuru Warriors. Through this talent hunt, we intend to spot good cricketers and provide them with a platform to grow and prove themselves.” (MR)