Mysore, September 13, 2014: Mysore Warriors, the KPL team of Mysore based Cycle Pure Agarbathies, the world’s largest incense stick manufacturer, today celebrated their victory at the KPL- 2014 in Mysore. Mysore Warriors had emerged champions by defeating Belagavi Panthers in a thrilling final that was held yesterday at Hubli. Mysore Warriors won the match by 6 wickets.
Presenting the winning team and the cup, Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathies said, “I am extremely delighted about the victory. They have represented the true spirit of the city and have made us all very proud.”
“Apart from the hard work, it is the wishes and the prayers from the people of Mysore that has helped us achieved this win. We thank each and every person for their continuous support.” added Mr. Arjun Ranga
Apart from emerging as the winners of this year’s KPL, the tournament also witnessed Mysore Warriors sweeping the individual laurels category as well. Mr. J. Sujith was adjudged as the Most Trusted Player of the Tournament. He was also awarded as the player who had taken maximum wickets. We had taken 16 wickets from 8 matches. Further Mr. Shishir Bhavane was declared Man-Of-The Series.
Modelled on the lines of IPL, the 20-20 tournament is organized by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) had witness competition between 7 teams. Started in 2009, the Karnataka Premier League is now in its third season. The 15 day extravagance was held across Mysore, Bangalore and culminated yesterday at Hubli.
Over the years, 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 across the world 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. Cycle Pure is a votary of inclusive growth, and believes that a lot of cricketing talent lies in the smaller towns of India, waiting to be discovered and nurtured. When KPL was announced, it was felt that a strong association with the tournament will be a rallying point in encouraging and nurturing cricketing talent in the hinterlands of Karnataka, and giving them an opportunity for professional exposure. Cycle Pure dreams that within a few years at least few players selected through the talent hunts and nurtured by Mysore warriors will make it to the national team. Cycle pure Agarbathies has a true passion for cricket, and aspires to work for the overall development of the game and its players.
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 largestselling incense stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group hasevolved in to a successfullyrun 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/
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