Karnataka Premier League 2017
IPL. TNPL. Now we have the Karnataka Premier League on our app. This T20 league established by the Karnataka State Cricket Association hopped onto the bandwagon way back in 2009. Based on the same model as the IPL, the KPL have had five seasons so far. The sixth season begins on September 1st in Bangalore. There are seven teams who will be competing for the trophy - Belagavi Panthers, Bijapur Bulls, Mysuru Warriors, Bellary Tuskers, Namma Shivamogga, Hubli Tigers and Bengaluru Blasters.
The thing about these players is that they are all new to us. While with TNPL, there were a few players we were familiar with, KPL seems to be different here. Let’s get to know them well during this tournament. I shall do my best to give you as much details about them in the upcoming blogs.
There has been a rain of matches recently. Will KPL add to the fun? Time will tell. Let’s get cracking on the first match of the sixth season of KPL 2017 - Hubli Tigers versus Belagavi Panthers.
Belagavi Panthers (From): Kishore Kamat, Sreenath Aravind(c), Manish Pandey, KN Bharath(w), Rakshith S, Sunil Kumar Jain, Krishnappa Gowtham, Satish Bharadwaj, Sharath BR, Anand Doddamani, Nitin Bhille, Stuart Binny, Mir Kaunan Abbas, Stallin Hoover, Darshan Machaiah
Hubli Tigers (From): Vinay Kumar(c), Abhishek Sakuja, Abhishek Reddy, Rohith Gowda, Sharan Gouda, Ritesh Bhatkal, Anurag Bajpai, Dega Nischal, David Mathias, Kranthi Kumar, Praveen Dubey, Mayank Agarwal, Ishfaq Nazir Bhat, Swapnil Yelave, Aman Khan, Prithvi Varadarajan, S Shivaraj
We shall know more about the players as the tournament progresses. Keep watching this space for more.