Bangalore, July 25, 2015: NR Group, the makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies, today announced the list of players who will represent Mysuru Warriors in the upcoming KPL tournament. While Manish Pandey and J. Suchith were retained, Mysuru Warriors, the defending champions, augmented their team by selecting 16 players from the player bidding process held today at Bangalore.


Mysuru Warriors team

  • Manish Pandey
  • Suchith J
  • MG Naveen
  • CM Gautham
  • Manjesh Reddy
  • K Gowtham
  • David Mathais
  • Sunil Kumar DH
  • Darshan MB
  • Shoaib Manager
  • Liyan Khan
  • Arjun Hoysala
  • Nikin Jose
  • Anand Doddamani
  • Tejas Subramanya
  • Abhilash Semwal
  • Nihal Ullal
  • Kuldeep Kumar
  • Head Coach–Rx Murali
  • Asst Coach–Vijay Madhyalkar
  • Physiotherapist – Shravan
  • Fitness Trainer- Shyam Rao
  • Team Manager- Suresh MR

Presenting the details of the team, Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner NR Group, said, “It gives me immense pleasure to present the Mysuru Warriors team. The new team is a good mix of talent with both international and national level experience. We are confident that we will give our fans a lot to cheer for and continue to play good, exciting cricket.” 

Apart from the KSCA players, Mysuru Warriors will be adding 2 more players from Mysuru region. The players will be selected from the selection camp that will be held at Mysuru on August 3, 2015, Gangotri Glades, Academy Nets, Mysore University, Mysuru Modeled on the lines of IPL, KPL is a 20-20 tournament organized by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and will witness competition between 7 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 held in Hubli while the second phase will see the teams move to Mysuru as the venue. The finals is scheduled on 16th September 2015 in Mysuru.

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 and 2015. 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 Mysuru 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 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 and floral extracts (NESSO). 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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