Mysuru Warriors Team Introduction



  • Presents the ALL new Squad
  • Unveils the official trophy of Karnataka Premier League -2015
  • Gets on board Indus Steel, SPI, Bacardi Music CD’s, DNI Home Theatre, Apollo Hospitals, Myra and BIT.

Mysuru, August 24, 2015: NR Group, the makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies and franchisee of Mysuru Warriors today formally presented the team for the upcoming KPL tournament. The all new side will have 20 players out of which 18 have been representing the state at various levels. The remaining three are from the region who were selected from the rigorous talent hunt the team had held recently in the city. Apart from presenting the team, the defending champions took the occasion to unveil the Official Trophy for this year’s tournament. The trophy was presented to the audience by Mr. Balachandar and Mr. Sudhakar Rai, KSCA Officials.


The occasion also witnessed Mysuru Warriors introducing  its  sponsors for the season.  Cycle Pure Agarbathies is the  principal sponsor. The other organisations  who have joined hands are  Indus Steel, SPI, Bacardi Music CD’s, DNI Home Theatre, Apollo Hospitals, Myra and BIT.


Presenting the team and sponsors, Mr. Arjun Ranga owner of Mysuru Warriors and Managing Director Cycle Pure Agarbathies said, “I am extremely proud to present this year’s team. It is a good mix of talent and experience.  I am confident that they will make the city proud.”


“Mysuru Warriors was instituted to encourage cricketing talent from the region. Living up to its ideals Mysuru Warriors today has emerged as a hub of extraordinary talent. The strong sponsorship we enjoy today is a testimony of this. We welcome all our sponsors to the Mysuru Warriors family and look forward to having a successful innings with them.” Added Mr. Arjun Ranga


Elaborating the team, coach Rx Murali, said, “With good depth in bowling, batting and fielding we have a strong side. We are also fortunate to have a strong support staff consisting of Vijay Madhyalkar, Asst Coach, ShyamRao, Fitness Trainer and Shravan, Physiotherapist. I am confident the boys will exhibit an exciting game of cricket, and keep the crowds entertained.


Mysuru Warriors Team:

  • Manish Pandey
  • Suchith J
  • MG Naveen
  • CM Gautham
  • Manjesh Reddy
  • K Gowtham
  • David Mathais
  • Sunil Kumar DH
  • Darshan MB
  • Shoaib Manager
  • Akshay C K
  • Arjun Hoysala
  • Nikin Jose
  • Anand Doddamani
  • Tejas Subramanya
  • Nihal Ullal
  • Kuldeep Kumar

Players selected in the Talent Hunt

  • N Bharath
  • Shantharaju G
  • Madhusudhan R


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. It will commence on 2nd September, 2015. The first phase of the tournament will be hosted at Hubli followed by Mysuru. The finals will be held in Mysuru on 19th September, 2015.


Over the years, Cycle Pure Agarbathies has become one of the leading brands to be associated with cricket in India. When KPL was announced, Cycle Pure Agarbathies 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.


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


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