NR Group to hold Cricket Talent hunt
Selected candidates to represent Mysuru Warriors in KPL 2015
Mysore, July 23, 2015: In line with its vision to nurture sporting talent in the country, NR Group, the owners of Mysuru Warriors today announced that they will be holding a player selection camp in Bangalore on 24th July 2015 and in Mysore on 3rd August 2015.
Names of players selected in Bangalore will be recommended to be included in the auction. The event is especially for players from Bangalore and adjoining areas.
The Mysore event is aimed at fostering cricketing talent in the catchment areas, the camp will provide an opportunity for players from smaller towns to enter the professional cricketing arena. Conducted at SDNR formerly known as Gangothri Glades, the camp is open to all players from KSCA registered clubs in Mandya, Coorg, Mysore, Chamrajnagar and Kollegal. The selected players will get a chance to represent Mysuru Warriors and play at the upcoming KPL- 2015.
Speaking about the player selection camp, Mr. Arjun Ranga- Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathies said, “Smaller towns in our country are blessed with great sporting talent. However, due to lack of opportunities they often go unrecognised. Through this camp, we intend to spot good cricketers from rural Karnataka and provide them a platform to grow and prove themselves. Our team will be a good mix of national talent as well as grass root talent from the region.”
Last year 5 players were selected from the similar talent hunt and who went and became quality players to the state. Mysuru Warriors Captain Mr. Manish Pandey has carved a niche for himself in the international cricket arena. Mr. J. Suchith one of the key players of Mysuru Warriors team was instrumental in the winning of Mumbai Indian team.
|Date||24th July 2015||3rd August 2015|
|Location||Cricket Academy # 22, Mahalakshmi Farm,AECS Layout (Dead End)Chinnappanna Hally,MarthahallyBangalore 37||Location: SDNR StadiumGangotri Glades, Academy NetsMysore UniversityMysore|
|Time||9 am to 1 pm||
8 am to 1 pm
|Contact||Mr. Murali Rx — 8970227722||
Arun Kumar @ 9632976696
The camp begins at 8 am and 5 players from each club registered under KSCA will compete for the selection process. The players are advised to carry with them their KSCA statistics of 2014-15 and their kits. Ball will be provided.
Modelled on the lines of IPL, the 20-20 tournament is organized by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and will witness competition between 8 teams. Started in 2009, the Karnataka Premier League is now in its fourth season will commence on September 1st2015. The first phase of the tournament will be hosted at Mysore followed by Hubli. The finals will be held in Mysore.
Over the years, NR Group through its flagship brand Cycle Pure Agarbathies has become one of the leading brands to be associated with cricket in India. They have participated in exciting cricket properties like Red Alert, Third Umpire branding and Milestone branding. Apart from being major sponsors at various cricketing tournaments every year, Cycle Pure Agarbathies had launched the widely popular and successful ‘Pray for India’ campaign covering more than 100 cities during the ICC World Cup in 2011 and 2014.
About NR Group
The Mysore-based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948. A true visionary and philanthropist, Shri. Ranga Rao created the ubiquitous Cycle Pure Agarbathies which has today become the largest selling incense stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has evolved in to a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and car-fresheners), wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances, floral extracts (NESSO) and Rangsons Electronics. The Group is also very committed to its social responsibilities and fulfils them through its charity arm ‘The NR Foundation’. The NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on the Group, please visit http://www.nrgroup.co.in/