Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022: All You Need to know

The Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022 will start on August 7 with six teams representing Bengaluru, Mysore, Hubli, Shivamogga, Raichur, and Mangalore. The event is launched by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and the upcoming T20 Cricket tournament is organized in the memory of the former President of KSCA and Maharaja of Mysore. The major reason behind the launch of the marquee T20 tournament is to offer the young and aspiring cricketers a platform to shine. 

The match will start at Mysore on August 7 and will get underway with a match between Hubli Tigers and Mangalore United. For the remaining games, the league will move to Bangalore in the upcoming weeks. There are a total of six teams and 34 matches will be played across 20 days for the prize. The first leg of the tournament will be played at Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadiyar Ground in Mysore which comprises a total of 18 matches. 

The second leg will be held at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Including the final, the second leg consists of 16 matches. The rising stars from the state will get a chance to perform in front of a crowded stadium and under floodlights during the second week of this grand T20 event. 

The coveted trophy and logo will be unveiled on Saturday by KSCA President Roger Binny, Secretary Santosh Menon, and Treasurer Vinay Mruthyunjaya. The KSCA Maharaja T20 trophy will replace the Karnataka premiere League (KPL) which is conducted every year. 

All six teams will compete at the inaugural edition of the KSCA Maharaja T20 trophy. 

  • Mysore Warriors
  • Mangalore United 
  • Kalyani Bangalore Blasters
  • Hubli Tigerss
  • Shivamogga Strikers
  • Gulbarga Mystics

The Maharaja T20 trophy will witness the participation of 14 IPL players and a few Indian International cricketers from the state. Know some special Cricket Betting Tips to enjoy the treat. 

The players are divided into four categories

Players within the age bracket of 35 years will be eligible to take part in the Maharaja T20 trophy. The players of the Maharaja T20 trophy consist of four pools of gamers to be picked from. The pool consists of Category A, Category B, Category C, and Category D. 

  • Category A includes India and IPL gamers
  • Category B comprises senior state gamers (Karnataka State players)
  • Category C consists of U-25, U-23, and U-19 gamers (Karnataka Youth State Players)
  • Category D includes Emerging players

Maharaja T20 trophy 2022 squads

Once the team is formed the KSCA will nominate the captains and vice captains for each team and all teams will have a support staff. 

  1. Mysore warriors – enlisted the companies of PV Shashikanth (head coach), SL Akshay (Assistant Coach), KL Ashwath (Selector), and Kiran T (Video Analyst).  

Category A: Karun Nair, Shreyas Gopal
Category B: Pavan Deshpande, Shubhang Hegde, and Vidhyadhar Patil
Category C: Ullal, Lochan Appanna, Prateek Jain, Naga Bharath, Chiranjeevi
Category D: Bharath Doori, Monish Reddy, Shivrai S, Varun Rao, Rahul Prasanna, Aditya Goyal, Nithin Bhille, Abhishek Ahlawat.   

 2. Bengaluru Blasters – line up with Naziruddin T (head coach), Pavan Ok B (Assistant Coach), Ragotham Navli (Selector), and Pradeep Kumar N (Video Analyst).

Category A: Mayank Agarwal, J Suchith, Ronit Extra
Category B: Pradeep T, Kranthi Kumar, Anirudha Joshi
Category C: Chetan LR, Kumar LR, Anish VK, Rakshith S, Rishi Bopanna
Category D: Suraj Ahuja, Santok Singh, Lochan S Gowda, Sean Ishan Joseph, Paras Gurbax Arya, Tanay Walmik, Kuhush Marathe.

3.Gulbarga Mystics – enlisted the companies of Mansur Ali Khan (head coach), Rajashekar Shanbal (Assistant Coach), Santosh V (Selector), and Sachidananda (Video Analyst). 

Category A: Manish Pandey, Devdutt Padikkal
Category B: Manoj Bhandge, CA Karthik, V Kaverappa, Shrijith KL
Category C: Abhilash Shetty, Krithik Krishna, Pranav Bhatia, Kushal Wadhwani,
Category D: Rohan Patil, Mohit BA, Dhanish Gowda, Shreesha Achaar, Jeshwant Acharya, Mohammed Aqib Javed, Aaron Christi

4. Mangalore United – line up with Stuart Binny (head coach), C Raghavendra (Assistant Coach), MV Prasanth (Selector), P Rajeev (Video Analyst) 

Category A: Abhinav Manohar
Category B: R Samarth, Vyshak Vijaykumar Amit Verma, M Venkatesh
Category C: Sujay Sathyahari, Aneeshwar Gautam, HS Sharath, Rohit Kumar AC, Macneil Noronha
Category D: Shivkumar K, Nikin Jose, Raghuveer Pavalur, Amogh S, Chinmay NA, Aditya Somanna, Yashwardhan, Dheeraj Gowda

5. Shivamogga Stikers – picked Nikhil Haldipur (head coach), Aditya Sagar (Assistant Coach), A R Mahesh (Selector), Sharath (Video Analyst) 

Category A: K Gowtham, KC Carriapa
Category B: KV Siddhartha, Rohan Kadam, Stalin Hoover, Darshan MB
Category C: Avinash D, Smaran R, Sharath BR, Ranvir Wadhwa
Category D: Uttam Ayappa, Rajendra Danganavar, Chaitanya S, KS Devaiah, Shreyas SP, Vinay Sagar, Shreyas BM, Punith S

6. Hubli Tigers – lined up with Deepak Chowgle (head coach), Raju Bhatkal (Assistant Coach), Anand Katti (Selector), Shashikumar (Video Analyst) 

Category A: Abhimanyu Mithun
Category B: V Koushik, Lavnith Sisodia, Naveen MG, Liyan Khan
Category C: Shivkumar BU, Akshan Rao, Anand, Zahoor Farooqi, Tushar Singh,
Category D: Saurabh Shrivastava, Rohan Naveen, Sagar Solanki, Roshan A, Gowtham Sagar, Shishir Bhawne, Rahul Singh Rawat, Sharan Gowda

The event will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar app. Enjoy watching your favorite game and players live. 

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