Bengaluru: The Karbonn Smartphones Karnataka Premier League, powered by Lakshmi Vilas Bank, is back with its seventh edition this year. The annual domestic league of Karnataka is being eagerly anticipated by the fans. To be played across three venues, the tournament kicks off in Bengaluru and moves on to Mysuru and Hubbali. Mysuru will also host the season final.
Karnataka State Cricket Association has made all arrangements for the smooth conduct of the tournament. In order maintain the league’s integrity, the Anti-Corruption monitoring has been outsourced to an external organization.
KPL continues to attract premium sponsorship with Karbonn Smartphones renewing their title sponsorship. Cycle Pure Agarbhatti, Fast Track Reflex 2.0 and Vimal have extended their sponsorship this year as well, with Lakshmi Vilas Bank coming in as Powered By partners.
“We are really thrilled to be hosting the Karnataka Premier League’s seventh edition this year. The tournament is going to be held in three cities and we are looking forward to it. KPL has grown to be a big domestic tournament and we want it to be the best tournament in India” saidMr Sanjay Desai, the Honorary President of the KPL.
Mr Sudhakar Rao, Honorary Secretary, later added that “We are excited about the season seven of KPL. We have a lot of activities with the fans in different cities which will create excitement amongst the people. We aim at giving people an interesting season with a bunch of new budding talents.”
Vinay Mruthyunjaya, KPL Governing council member and the official spokesperson of KSCA said, “The viewership for KPL is increasing by the year. KPL 2017 became the second most viewed domestic T20 league in India and we will try to be the best this year. We have a lot of the younger crowd showing support on social media. With Star Sports as partners the viewership went up from 26 million in 2016 to 59 million in 2017.”
The Seventh edition of Karnataka Premier League will provide the state’s budding cricketers another platform to establish their credentials in the world of professional cricket, with the IPL and the Indian Team beckoning.
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