Karnataka Premier League 2017 from September 1
The 2017 edition of Karnataka Premier League will be played from September 1 to September 23. This time, the tournament has been split across three venues – Bangalore, Mysore and Hubli. The Karnataka Premier League tickets are available online on BookmyShow. The kpl tickets online price range from Rs 50 – 100. Sony is official broadcaster for the Karnataka Premier League.
The defending champions are Bellary Tuskers defeated Hubli Tigers by 35 runs last season to lift their maiden trophy.
The tournament was first launched back in 2009 and has gone many changes since then. Following a three year hiatus, the league was re-introduced in 2014 and has been continuing since then. The seven franchises that will be featured this year include – Bijapur Bulls, Bengaluru Blasters, Mysuru Warriors, Hubli Tigers, Bellary Tuskers, Namma Shivamogga and Belgavi Panthers. Unlike the previous season Mangalore United and Rockstars won’t be taking part this season.
Similar to the Indian Premier League, an auction was conducted right before the tournament, giving the franchises a chance to revamp their squads. Each team was allowed to retain a maximum of four players. KPL 2017 squad can at most include 18 players per team.
The tournament has already made a huge impact on the cricket in the state, giving the local talents a chance to showcase their skills. With the likes of KC Cariappa and Shivil Kaushik making it to the Indian Premier League, the coming editions will only reveal from talented players.
KPL 2017 Teams Squad
Karnataka Premier League KPL 2017 full list of squads & teams list is placed below;
Bengaluru Blasters: Jeswanth Acharya, Pranav Bhatia, Pavan Deshpande, Manjesh Reddy, Mitrakanth Yadav, Raajoo Bhatkal, Shishir Bhavane, Abhishek Bhat, Prasidh Krishna, Srinivas Sharath, Nikin Jose , Sinan Abdul Khader, Rohan Raju, Shivam Mishra,Ravikumar Samarth, V Koushik
Bijapur BullsBelagavi Panthers: Ronit More, Mohammed Taha,HS Sharath, Lal Sachin, Bharath Chipli, Dikshanshu Negi, Prashanth S, Naveen MG, Abhimanyu Mithun, AM Kiran , Rajat Hegde, Prithvi Shekawat, Rishabh Singh, KC Cariappa, GM Rishabh, Nidhish M, Raj Atul Gala
Belagavi Panthers: Stuart Binny, KN Bharath, Anand Doddamani, Nitin Bhille,Kishore Kamat, Sharath BR, Stallin Hoover, Sreenath Aravind, Rakshith S, Manish Pandey, Mir Kaunan Abbas, Sunil Kumar Jain, Satish Bharadwaj, Krishnappa Gowtham, Darshan Machaiah
Bellary Tuskers: Abhinav Manohar, Bhavesh Gulecha,Rohan Kadam, Amit Verma, Zeeshan Ali Sayeed, Kunal Kapoor, Prateek Jain, Dinesh Borwankar, KB Pawan, Zahoor Faroqui, Daivik Vishwanath, Nishant Shekhawat, CM Gautam, Lokesh Rahul, Anil I G
Namma Shivamogga: Balachandra Akhil, Aditya Somanna, Sadiq Kirmani, Liyan Khan, Shoiab Manager, Abrar Kazi, Sarfaraz Ashraf, Mashooq Hussain, Chiranjivi G S,Abdul Majid, K Hoysala, Anirudha Joshi, Nihal Ullal, Pradeep T, Rongsen Jonathan
Hubli Tigers: Anurag Bajpai, David Mathias, Mayank Agarwal, Ritesh Bhatkal, Abhishek Reddy, Praveen Dubey, Dega Nischal, Rohith Gowda,Vinay Kumar, Abhishek Sakuja, Kranthi Kumar, S Shivaraj, Sharan Gouda, Ishfaq Nazir Bhat, Swapnil Yelave, Prithvi Varadarajan, Aman Khan
Mysore Warriors: Arjun Hoysala, Ram Sharik Yadav, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Kushaal Wadhwani, Santhebennur Akshay, Vikash Kumar Sinha, S P Manjunath, Shivil Koushik, R Prateeksh,Jagadeesha Suchith, Suneel Raju, K C Avinash, Vinit Yadav, Nikith Sanganakal, Bhareth NP, KL Shrijith, Karun Nair, Shreyas Gopal