Mangaluru, Sept 07: The selection process for the talented cricket players for the Mangalore Premier Legue-2016 is underway. The selection match for ‘C’ category players will be held at St. Aloysius College Centenary ground on September 11, 2016. This is a golden opportunity for aspiring cricket players.
“More than 500 players from the Mangalore Zone (Udupi, Mangalore and Kodagu districts) have registered to play in the MPL” said Balakrishna Parkala, Chief Cordinator of MPL in a press meet held at the Press Club today. Among them the organizers have categorized 48 players to ‘A’ group, 36 players to ‘B’ group. The list of the A and B group players will be announced through the website –www.krcaindis.com and www.facebook.com/mplofficial.
The Mangalore Premier Legue will be held from December 17 to 31 at B R Ambedkar Stadium, Panambur, Mangaluru. MPL organzers have selected Astro Turf which is friendly for both spin and fast bowling and also for batting.
Immediately after the forthcoming Karnataka Premier Legue Tournament, the MPL organizers will select best 24 KPL players to play in the MPL as Icon Players. They will be distributed -2 each to the 12 MPL teams through auction process which will be held on October 07, 2016 at Mangaluru.
The selection match for ‘C’ category players to be held at St. Aloysius College Centenary ground on September 11, 2016. On the request of the unregistered players, the organizers have offered an opportunity to take part in the selection process. The players of Mangalore Zone who are born in DK, Udupi and Kpdagu districts are eligible. All the players have to attend the selection process with own playing kit and cricket attire. There will be no registration fee.
Balakrishna Parkala, Chief Coordinator of MPL, Prof. Balakrishna Maddodi, Mr.Saftar Ali, Mr. Sharath Shetty and Mr. Fizal, coordinators of MPL were present in the press meet.