Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Premier League (MPL) Cricket Tournament will be held from May 14 to 22 jointly by Saraswathipuram Sports Club & Kuvempunagar Cricket Club, said Tournament Executive Committee Member M.R. Suresh. Addressing newsmen at Pathrakartara Bhavan on Saturday, he said that the matches will be played at Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Grounds (Gangothri Glades) and at SJCE Cricket Grounds. Auction of players will be held on Apr. 17.
Stating that the Tournament is being organised to encourage local cricketers, he said that players above the age of 16 years (as on May 1, 2022) of Mysuru Zone can participate in the Tournament which has been approved by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).
All matches will be of 20 Overs and 6 Franchisee teams can participate in the League.
Players and Franchisees, who want to participate in the Tournament, must visit www.cricssckncc.com, download the application form and submit the filled-in forms at Annapurneshwari Mess, opposite Saraswathi Theatre before Apr. 10. More details can be had on Mob: 94807-33607 or 94480-54253.
Cricketer K.B. Pavan, who also spoke on the occasion, said that tournaments like Karnataka Premier League (KPL) have brought out the hidden talents to limelight and similarly MPL is a good platform for the local players to exhibit their talents.
Office-bearers of the two Clubs Shankaranarayan, Chandrashekar and Sudarshana Babu were present at the press meet.