Mangaluru, Nov 28, 2016: According to a media release received, the MPL, Mangalore Premier League (MPL) 3.0 cricket trophy was launched in the presence of VIP’s from India and abroad. A bike rally with participation from all players of 12 MPL teams, cricket lovers was held from Nehru Maidan to Panambur beach, MLA. B A Mohideen Bava and Ex.Mayor Mahabala Marla flagged off the bike rally.
The fest had many games like family cricket, shoot at the stump, kite flying by team Mangalore, sand art, sand mountain competition, run and rotate and many other family games, beach goers took part in these games without any entry fee and took back loads of surprise prizes.
Highlight of the trophy launch will be a ramp walk by the owners and captains of the 12 teams that will be vying for the title this year. The event had its share of entertainment with the screening of a video song on MPL theme, live rendition of the theme song by the group that has composed the same and a dance performance by Advika Shetty of Dance India Dance fame.
KRCA had also organized a cycle rally earlier as well on Nov 27, Sunday under the slogan ’Save fuel, have cleanliness’ from Manipal to Panambur and the rally traverses through Katapadi-Shankarpur-Nandikoor-Padubidri. Cinestar Arjun kapikad graced the occasion. Madhu compered the event. Pictures by Rajeev K Shenoy.
Mangalore Premier League (MPL) 3.0, will be held at the B R Ambedkar Cricket Stadium in Panambur from December 17-30, 2016 , Mohammad Sirajuddin chairman of MPL said.