Maharaja T20 Trophy: Draft Schedule, Player List, and Everything You Need to Know. Some of the high-profile players expected to compete in the rebranded tournament include Manish Pandey, K. Gowtham, Karun Nair, Devdutt Padikkal, and Abhimanyu Mithun.
The Karnataka State Cricket Association announced earlier this month that their latest T20 tournament, the KSCA Maharaja T20 Trophy, will be held from August 7 to August 26, and the player draft will take place on July 30 at the M. Bangalore’s Chinnaswamy Stadium.
The competition will replace the Karnataka Premier League (KPL), which ran for eight seasons until 2019 before being halted due to a match-fixing and betting scandal. Six teams will compete in the revamped competition: Shivamogga Strikers, Mysore Warriors, Hubli Tigers, Mangalore United, Gulbarga Mystics, and Kalyani Bangalore Blasters.
When it comes to the player draft, there are four pools to choose from: Category A (India and IPL players), Category B (senior state), Category C (U-25, U-23, and U-19), and Category D (all other players) (the rest). High-profile players such as Manish Pandey, K. Gowtham, Karun Nair, Devdutt Padikkal, and Abhimanyu Mithun are expected to compete in the rebranded tournament. Which broadcast live on the Star network.
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Full Maharaja T20 Trophy Player List
Where can I watch the Maharaja T20 Trophy player draft?
The Maharaja T20 Trophy player draft televised on Star Sports. Viewers can also watch it live on the popular streaming app Disney+ Hotstar. For regional viewers, the draft also broadcast on Star Sports 1 Kannada.
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