Skyexch.net named associate sponsor of Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022

Skyexch.net named associate sponsor of Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022

The tournament will get underway on August 7.

Roger Binny in Maharaja Trophy Launch
Roger Binny in Maharaja Trophy Launch. (Photo Source: KSCA)

Skyexch.net has been named the associate sponsor of the Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022. The ‘Maha Draft’ of the upcoming edition of the T20 competition was organised by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday, July 30.

Six teams will be participating in the Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022 – Kalyani Bengaluru Blasters, Hubli Tigers, Gulbarga Mystics, Mangalore United, Shivamogga Strikers and Mysore Warriors.

The tournament will get underway on August 7 and the first leg i.e., 18 matches in total will be played at the Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Ground in Mysore, followed by the second leg comprising 16 matches, including the final on August 26, at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

The Maharaja T20 Trophy is a replacement of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) which was active till 2019 and was played for a duration of eight seasons before the infamous match-fixing and betting scandal followed by the COVID-19 pandemic brought an abrupt end to the status of the competition.

Coming back to Skyexch.net, the platform has been sponsoring various cricket assignments and now, the Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022 happens to be one their most recent deal. They were awarded the title sponsorship of the ACC Women’s T20 Championship 2022, Lanka Premier League 2022, a bilateral T20I series between UAE and Hong Kong earlier this year. Skyexch.net was also the sponsor of the bilateral ODI series between Pakistan and the West Indies.

Apart from all these, the platform serves as the title sponsor of the Emirates D20 2022, Singapore vs Malaysia T20I series 2022, Malaysia Quadrangular T20I series 2022, etc.

Maharaja T20 Trophy squads:

The Kalyani Bengaluru Blasters: Naziruddin T (Coach), Pavan K B (Assistant Coach), Ragotham Navli (Selector), Pradeep Kumar N (Video Analyst); They picked the following players: Mayank Agarwal, Suchith J, Anirudha Joshi, Pradeep T, Kranthi Kumar, Chetan LR, Aneesh KV, Kumar LR, Rakshith S, Rishi Bopanna, Santok Singh, Suraj Ahuja (WK), P Gurbax Arya, Lochan Gowda, Ronit More, Shaun Tristan Joseph, Kush Marate, Tanay Walmik.

The Hubli Tigers enlisted the services of Deepak Chowgle (Coach), Raju Bhatkal (Assistant Coach), Anand Katti (Selector), Shashikumar (Video Analyst). The team have picked the following players: Abhimanyu Mithun, Luvnith Sisodia (WK), Koushik V, Liyan Khan, Naveen MG, Anand Doddamani, Shivkumar BU, Tushar Singh, Akshan Rao, Zahoor Farooqi, Rohan Naveen, Saurav Srivastav, Sagar Solanki (WK), Gowtham Sagar, Roshan Ashwathiah, Rahul Singh Rawat, Shishir Bhawane, Sharan Goud.  

Gulbarga Mystics line up with Mansur Ali Khan (Coach), Rajashekar Shanbal (Assistant Coach), Santosh V (Selector), Sachidananda (Video Analyst). The players they’ve picked are: Manish Pandey, Devdutt Padikkal, Karthik CA, Manoj Bhandage, Vidwath Kaverappa, Kruthik Krishna, Abhilash Shetty, Kushaal M Wadhwani, Pranav Bhatia, Shrijith KL (WK), Ritesh Bhatkal, Mohit BA, Rohan Patil, Dhanush Gowda, Mohammed Aqib Jawad, Shreesha Achar, Jeshwanth Acharya, Aaron Christie.

Mangalore United acquired Stuart Binny (Coach), C Raghavendra (Assistant Coach), MV Prasanth (Selector), P Rajeev (Video Analyst). The players they have picked are: Abhinav Manohar, Samarth R, Vyshak V, Amit Verma, Venkatesh M, Aneeshwar Gautam, Sujay Sateri, Rohith Kumar AC, Macneil Noronha, Sharath HS, Shashi Kumar K, Nikin Jose SJ, Raghuveer Pavalur, Amogh S, Chinmay NA, Aditya Somanna, Yashovardhan Parantap, Dheeraj J Gowda.

Shivamogga Strikers picked Nikhil Haldipur (Coach), Aditya Sagar (Assistant Coach), A R Mahesh (Selector), Sharath (Video Analyst) The Players they have brought in are: K Gowtham, KC Cariappa, Rohan Kadam, Siddharth KV, Darshan MB, Stalin Hoover, Avinash D, Smaran R, Sharath BR (WK), Rajvir Wadhwa, Rajendra Danganavar, Utham Aiyappa, Chaitanya S, Shreyas BM, KS Devaiah, Vinay Sagar, Shreyas SP, Punith S.

Mysore Warriors enlisted the services of PV Shashikanth (Coach), SL Akshay (Assistant Coach), KL Ashwath (Selector), Kiran T (Video Analyst). The players they’ve picked for their side are: Karun Nair, Shreyas Gopal, Shubhang Hegde, Pavan Deshpande, Vidyadhar Patil, Nihal Ullal, Prateek Jain, Lochan Appanna, Chiranjeevi GS, Naga Bharath, Bharath Duri, Shivraj S, Monish Reddy, Varun Rao TN, Rahul Prasanna, Nitin Bhille, Aditya Goyal, Abhishek Ahlawat.

Maharaja T20 Trophy 2022 Schedule

Date Match
7 August 2022 Hubli Tigers vs Mangalore United
Mysore Warriors vs Shivamogga Strikers
8 August 2022 Bengaluru Blasters vs Gulbarga Mystics
Mysore Warriors vs Mangalore United
9 August 2022 Gulbarga Mystics vs Shivamogga Strikers
Bengaluru Blasters vs Hubli Tigers
10 August 2022 Mysore Warriors vs Hubli Tigers
Mangalore United vs Shivamogga Strikers
11 August 2022 Bengaluru Blasters vs Mangalore United
Mysore Warriors vs Gulbarga Mystics
12 August 2022 Hubli Tigers vs Gulbarga Mystics
Bengaluru Blasters vs Shivamogga Striker
13 August 2022 Hubli Tigers vs Gulbarga Mystics
Mysore Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters
14 August 2022 Mysore Warriors vs Shivamogga Strikers
Gulbarga Mystics vs Mangalore United
15 August 2022 Mangalore United vs Bengaluru Blasters
Gulbarga Mystics vs Hubli Tigers
17 August 2022 Mysore Warriors vs Mangalore United
Bengaluru Blasters vs Shivamogga Strikers
18 August 2022 Bengaluru Blasters vs Gulbarga Mystics
Hubli Tigers vs Mysore Warriors
19 August 2022 Hubli Tigers vs Shivamogga Strikers
Mangalore United vs Gulbarga Mystics
20 August 2022 Mangalore United vs Shivamogga Strikers
Mysore Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters
21 August 2022 Mysore Warriors vs Gulbarga Mystics
Hubli Tigers vs Bengaluru Blasters
22 August 2022 Shivamogga Strikers vs Gulbarga Mystics
Hubli Tigers vs Mangalore United
23 August 2022 Eliminator and Qualifier 1
25 August 2022 Qualifier 2
26 August 2022 Final