KPL 2015 - Match 2: Mysuru Warriors vs Namma Shivamogga, Preview

KPL 2015 – Match 2: Mysuru Warriors vs Namma Shivamogga, Preview

Manish Pandey during the practice session KPL4Match Preview: Mysuru Warriors set to take field in their first match in the 4th edition of Karnataka Premier League in the 2nd league game of KPL against the Namma Shivamogga. Mysuru Warriors owned by the Cycle Pure Agarbathies, debut in KPL in 2014 replacing the Mysuru Maharajas franchise and ended up winning the title in their first season itself.

On the other hand, Namma Shivamogga who are making their KPL debut under the ownership of Umapathy M.S. will be looking to get off to a good start.

Manish Pandey led Mysuru Warriors have spin as their strength, with Suchith and K Gowtham in the ranks. They have some good names in batting department like Manish Pandey and Manjesh Reddy. With a good mix of medium pacers, Mysuru Warriors side is a pretty balanced team on paper.

Indian all rounder Stuart Binny will be leading the Namma Shivamogga team contains some good players in form of Shreyas Gopal, Aditya B Sagar and Vijay Kumar. The Namma Shivamogga has 3 players in their squad who are sons of the famous Indian cricketers; G.R. Vishwanath’s son Daivik Vishwanath, Syed Kirmani’s son Sadiq Kirmani and Roger Binny’s son Stuart Binny.

With two even teams facing each other in their opening game, expect it to be an exciting one with both teams striving hard to open their accounts.

Key players:

Mysuru Warriors:

Manish Pandey, Jagadeesha Suchith, Krishnappa Gowtham, Gneshwar Naveen, Manjesh Reddy, CM Gautam, David Mathias.

Namma Shivamogga:

Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Vijay Kumar, Sadiq Kirmani, Abrar Kazi, Aditya B Sagar.

Head to Head:

This will be their first meeting as Namma Shivamogga team will be playing their first match in Karnataka Premier League.

KPL Record:

Mysuru Warriors:

Matches – 8, Won – 6, Lost – 2, N/R – 0, Tie – 0, Win % – 75.

Namma Shivamogga:

Matches – 0, Won – 0, Lost – 0, N/R – 0, Tie – 0, Win % –.


Weather prediction during the match isn’t worrying as there is no rain forecast. However, given the match been played in evening, there are slight chances of dew coming in.

Mysuru Warriors squad:

Manish Pandey (Capt), Jagadeesha Suchith, Chidhambaram Gautam (WK), Krishnappa Gowtham, David Mathias, Shoaib Manager, Gneshwar Naveen, Arjun Hoysala, Sunil Kumar D H, Manjesh Reddy, Nihal Ullal (WK), Shantharaju G, C.K.Akshay, Darshan MB, Anand Doddamani, Nikin Jose, Tejas Subramanian, Kuldeep Kumar.

Namma Shivamogga squad:

Sadiq Kirmani, Shreyas Gopal, Abrar Kazi, Stuart Binny, Daivik Vishwanath, Vikram Venkatesh, Sinan Abdul Khader, Hoysala K, Aditya B. Sagar, Milind Ramesh, Siddharth K. V, Samarth Ooty, Dinesh Borwankar, Mir Kaunian Abbas, Pradeep Gangadhar, Bhavesh Gulecha, Murali Krishna, Darshan Machaiiah, Vijay Kumar, Raghavendra.

Match details:

Karnataka Premier League: 3rd September, 2015.Match 2: Mysuru Warriors vs Namma Shivamogga.

Venue: KSCA Hubli Cricket Ground, Hubli.

Start Time: 6:00 PM IST.