NR Group To Hold Cricket Talent Hunt In Mysuru

NR Group to hold Cricket Talent hunt in mysuru

Selected candidates to represent Mysuru Warriors in KPL 2016

Mysuru, August 12, 2016:  In line with its vision to nurture sporting talent in the hinterlands of Karnataka, NR Group, the owners of Mysuru Warriors announced that they will be holding a Talent Hunt in Mysuru on 17th August 2016 at SDNR Stadium Gangotri Glades, Academy Nets, Mysuru University, Mysuru.

This event is especially organized for KACA registered talents from KSCA registered clubs in Mysuru, Mandya, Chamrajnagar and Ramanagar (Mysuru Catchment areas), as lot of potential lies in this region when it comes to Cricket.  The talent hunt aims to foster fresh cricketing talent and subsequently coach and nurture them. This initiative of Mysuru Warriors, is an opportunity for players to enter the professional cricketing arena. The selected players will get a chance to represent Mysuru Warriors and play at the upcoming Karbonn Smart KPL 2016 powered by Cycle Pure Agarbathies.

Speaking about the Talent Hunt, Mr. Arjun Ranga, Owner, Mysuru Warriors said, “NR Group has always believed in nurturing talent in sports, be it cricket or any other sports.  We are proud to host the talent hunt and it is a pleasure to give players a chance to represent Mysuru Warriors.  Through this Talent Hunt, we intend to spot good cricketers and provide them a platform to grow and prove themselves.”

Last year 5 players were selected from a similar talent hunt and they went on to hitch a mark for themselves in the state cricket team arena. 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.

Place Mysuru
Date August 17, 2016
Location SDNR Stadium
Gangotri Glades, Academy Nets , Mysore University , Mysore
Time 8.00 am onwards
Contact Mr. Arun – 09632976696

The Talent Hunt begins at 8.00 am and players from registered club under KSCA will compete at the selection process. The players are advised to carry with them their KSCA statistics of last two years 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 fifth season which will commence on September 16, 2016. The first phase of the tournament will be hosted at Mysuru followed by Hubbli. The finals will be held in Hubbli.

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 Mysuru-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 into a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like manufacturing of 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 committed towards its social responsibilities and fulfils them through its charity arm ‘NR Foundation’. NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on NR Group, please visit

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