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Karnataka Premier League 2019: Squads, Fixtures and Key Players

By Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6

Karnataka Premier League 2019

Karnataka is all ready to host another thrilling season of its domestic league Karnataka Premier League 2019. It is a T20 tournament which is organized by Karnataka State Cricket Association. Many known and talented players are seen participating in this tournament which lasts for less than a month. This year, the series is ready to begin from 16th August 2019 while the final match will be played on 1st September 2019.

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Total of seven teams from various cities of Karnataka will participate in the competition.

  • Team: Bengaluru Blasters
  • City: Bengaluru

  • Team: Mysuru Warriors
  • City: Mysore

  • Team: Hubli Tigers
  • City: Hubli

  • Team: Shivamogga Lions
  • City: Shuvamogga

  • Team: Ballari Tuskers
  • City: Bellari

  • Teams: Belagavi Panthers
  • City: Belgaum

  • Teams: Bijapur Bulls
  • City: Bijapur

Karnataka Premier League 2019 Squads

Bengaluru Blasters

Rongsen Jonathan, Rohan Kadam, Nishant Shekhawat, Rishi Bopanna, Manoj Bhandage, Bharath Dhuri, KN Bharath, Sharath BR, Anuraj Bajpai, V Koushik, Anand Doddamani, Anil IG, Nikin Jose, Kishore Kamat, Bharath Devaraj, Muthanna Chandrashekhar, Kuldeep Kumar and Aditya Goyal


Mysuru Warriors

Amit Verma, Shoaib Manager, Praveera Venkatesh Murthy, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Manjesh Reddy, Dega Nischal, Aniruddha Joshi, BU Shivkumar, Vinay Sagar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Kushaal Wadhwani, Ram Sarikh Yadav, Devaiah, Saurabh Yadav, Sankalp Shettennavar, Kishan Bedare, and Jayesh Babu


Hubli Tigers

Mohammed Taha, Parikshith Shetty, Shishir Bhavane, KB Pavan, KL Shrijith, M Vishwanathan, Vinay Kumar, Praveen Dubey, Aditya Somanna, Vidyadhar Patil, Shivil Koushik, David Mathias, Mitrakanth Yadav, Mahesh Patel, Abilash Shetty, Luvnith Sisodia, Suraj Seshadri, and Dheeraj Shashudhar


Shivamogga Lions

M Nidhish, Akshay Ballal, Pradeep Gangadhar, Pavan Deshpande, S P Manjunath, Nihal Ullal, Rohith Gowda, Abhimanyu Mithun, Arjun Hoysala, HS Sharath, K Hoysala, Pradeep T, Prithviraj Shekhawat, Sujit N Gowda, Prashanth S, Rishabh Singh, Rohit K, and S Shivaraj


Ballari Tuskers

Devdutt Padikkal, Abhishek Reddy, Gaurav Dhiman, Karthik CA, Sharana Basawa, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nizar Niyas, Zeeshan Ali Sayyed, CM Gautam, Srinivas Sharath, Prasidh Krishna, Abrar Kazi, KP Appanna, Bhavesh Gulecha, Ruchir Joshi, Vishnu Priyan, Suraj Reddy, and Santok Singh


Belagavi Panthers

Abhinav Manohar, Arshdeep Singh Brar, Mir Kaunain Abbas, Manish Pandey, Rakshit Shiv, Kiran A M, Abdul Majid, Samarth R, Avinash Devdurgkar, Dikshanshu Negi, Stalin Hoover, Lochan Appanna, Shubhang Hegde, Ritesh Bhatkal, Darshan M V, Sharan Gowda, Darshan Machaiah, and Zahoor Farooqui


Bijapur Bulls

Bharat Chipli, Swapnil Yelave, Suneel Raju, Samarth Ooty, Liyan Khan, Jashwanth Acharya, MG Naveen, NP Bhareth, Praveen Kumar, Raju Bhatkal,  Mohith BA, Chiranjeevi GS, KC Cariappa, Prateek Jain, Pranav Bhatia, Shimon Luiz, Suraj Kamath, and Akshay SL


Karnataka Premier League 2019 Fixtures

1st T20 Bengaluru Blasters vs Mysuru Warriors

16th August 2019 in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

2nd T20 Hubli Tigers vs Shivamogga Lions

17th August 2019 in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

3rd T20 Ballari Tuskers vs Belagavi Panthers

17th August in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

4th T20 Mysuru Warriors vs Shivamogga Lions

18th August in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

5th T20 Bengaluru Blasters vs Bijapur Bulls

18th August in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

6th T20 Hubli Tigers vs Ballari Tuskers

19th August in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

7th T20 Mysuru Warriors vs Belagavi Panthers

19th August in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

8th T20 Ballari Tuskers vs Bijapur Bulls

20th August in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

9th T20 Bengaluru Blasters vs Shivamogga Lions

20th August in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

10th T20 Bijapur Bulls vs Mysuru Warriors

21st August, in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

11th T20 Hubli Tigers vs Belagavi Panthers

21st August, in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

12th T20 Ballari Tuskers vs Bengaluru Blasters

22nd August, in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

13th T20 Hubli Tigers vs Bijapur Bulls

22nd August, in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

14th T20 Belagavi Panthers vs Bengaluru Blasters

23rd August, in Bengaluru at 3:00 PM

15th T20 Shivamogga Lions vs Ballari Tuskers

23rd August, in Bengaluru at 7:00 PM

16th T20 Belagavi Panthers vs Shivamogga Lions

25th August, in Mysuru at 3:00 PM

17th T20 Mysuru Warriors vs Hubli Tigers

25th August, in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

18th T20 Belagavi Panthers vs Bijapur Bulls

26th August, in Mysuru at 3:00 PM

19th T20 Mysuru Warriors vs Ballari Tuskers

26th August, in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

20th T20 Hubli Tigers vs Bengaluru Blasters

27th August, in Mysuru at 3:00 PM

21st T20 Shivamogga Lions vs Bijapur Bulls

27th August, in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

Qualifier 1 Table 1 vs Table 2

28th  August in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

Eliminator Table 3 vs Table 4

29th  August in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

Qualifier 2: Q1 loser vs Eliminator winner

30th August in Mysuru at 7:00 PM

Final Q1 winner vs Q2 Winner

31st August in Mysuru at 7:00 PM


Key Players of KPL 2019

Sharath BR  (Bengaluru Blasters)

He has 295 runs in 20 KPL matches he has played with a strike rate of 120.5. He hs capability to hit some good shots.

Shoaib Manager (Mysuru Warriors)

In the previous season, Manager scored 175 runs with an average of 35.00 and a strike rate of 150.86. His highest was 58 runs.

Mahesh Patel (Hubli Tigers)

He was the highest wicket-taker in the last season of KPL 2018. In innings, he took 12 wickets with an economy rate of 6.12.  His best was 3/16.

Pavan Deshpande (Shivamogga Lions)

Pavan was the second-highest run-scorer of the KPL’s last season. He made 205 runs in seven innings with an average of 41.00 and strike rate of 131.41. He best score till now is 76* (not out).

KP Appanna (Ballari Tuskers)

KP was the second-highest wicket-taker of the last year tournament. He took 11 wickets with an eco. rate of 6.52 and his best bowling figures was 4/21.

Manish Pandey (Belagavi Panthers)

A very known Indian player as well as of IPL, Manish Pandey plays the role of the top-order batsman. In the last five innings, he has made 170 runs which also includes a century in last month.

Bharat Chipli (Bijapur Bulls)

Chipli was the highest scorer of the previous year of KPL. In just six innings he scored 254 runs with an average of 42.33 and a strike rate of 145.97. His highest score was 74.

Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6