The Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 will start on August 13 in Bengaluru.
Organised by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), the second edition of the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 will see six teams play a total of 33 T20 matches over the course of two weeks.
Gulbarga Mystics, Bengaluru Blasters, Mysore Warriors and Hubli Tigers, along with two new teams - Mangalore Dragons and the rebranded Shivamogga Lions - will compete for the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 title.
As per the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 schedule, each team will play the others twice in a double round-robin format. The top four teams in the standings after all the league matches will qualify for the semi-finals.
The Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 final is scheduled to be held on August 29.
All matches of the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 will be played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Gulbarga Mystics won the inaugural edition of the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20, having defeated Bengaluru Blasters by 11 runs in the 2022 final.
Some of Karnataka’s top cricketers including the likes of Mayank Agarwal (Bengaluru Blasters), Manish Pandey (Hubli Tigers), Krishnappa Gowtham (Mangalore Dragons), Shreyas Gopal (Shivamogga Lions) and Abhinav Manohar (Shivamogga Lions) will feature in the upcoming edition of the T20 tournament. They will be complemented by some of the rising cricket stars of Karnataka.
Where to watch Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 live in India?
The Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 will be telecast live on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 1 Kannada TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 will be available on the FanCode app and website.
Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 schedule and live India match times
All timings are in India Standard Time (IST)
Sunday, August 13
Gulbarga Mystics vs Bengaluru Blasters - 1:00 PM
Hubli Tigers vs Mysore Warriors - 5:30 PM
Monday, August 14
Mangalore Dragons vs Shivamogga Lions - 1:00 PM
Gulbarga Mystics vs Hubli Tigers - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, August 15
Mysore Warriors vs Mangalore Dragons - 1:00 PM
Shivamogga Lions vs Bengaluru Blasters - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, August 16
Bengaluru Blasters vs Hubli Tigers - 1:00 PM
Mysore Warriors vs Gulbarga Mystics - 5:30 PM
Thursday, August 17
Gulbarga Mystics vs Shivamogga Lions - 1:00 PM
Mangalore Dragons vs Hubli Tigers - 5:30 PM
Friday, August 18
Shivamogga Lions vs Mysore Warriors - 1:00 PM
Mangalore Dragons vs Bengaluru Blasters - 5:30 PM
Saturday, August 19
Bengaluru Blasters vs Mysore Warriors - 1:00 PM
Hubli Tigers vs Shivamogga Lions - 5:30 PM
Sunday, August 20
Mysore Warriors vs Hubli Tigers - 1:00 PM
Gulbarga Mystics vs Mangalore Dragons - 5:30 PM
Monday, August 21
Shivamogga Lions vs Gulbarga Mystics - 1:00 PM
Bengaluru Blasters vs Mangalore Dragons - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, August 22
Hubli Tigers vs Bengaluru Blasters - 1:00 PM
Mysore Warriors vs Shivamogga Lions - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, August 23
Hubli Tigers vs Gulbarga Mystics - 1:00 PM
Mangalore Dragons vs Mysore Warriors - 5:30 PM
Thursday, August 24
Shivamogga Lions vs Mangalore Dragons - 1:00 PM
Bengaluru Blasters vs Gulbarga Mystics - 5:30 PM
Friday, August 25
Mysore Warriors vs Bengaluru Blasters - 1:00 PM
Shivamogga Lions vs Hubli Tigers - 5:30 PM
Saturday, August 26
Hubli Tigers vs Mangalore Dragons - 1:00 PM
Gulbarga Mystics vs Mysore Warriors - 5:30 PM
Sunday, August 27
Mangalore Dragons vs Gulbarga Mystics - 1:00 PM
Bengaluru Blasters vs Shivamogga Lions - 5:30 PM
Monday, August 28
Semi-final 1 - 1:00 PM
Semi-final 2 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, August 29
Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 final - 5:30 PM
Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2023 teams and squads
Bengaluru Blasters: Mayank Agarwal (captain), Mithun A, Pradeep T, Mohammed Sarfaraz Ashraf, Pavan Deshpande, Shubhang Hegde, Nishchal D, Vidyadhar Patil, Jeshwanth Acharya, Jasper EJ, Kumar LR, Mohsin Khan, Aashish Mahesh (wicket-keeper), Rishi Bopanna, Suraj Ahuja (wicket-keeper), Aaron Christie, Abhishek Ahlawat, Aman Khan
Gulbarga Mystics: Vyshak Vijaykumar (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Appanna KP, Sharath Srinivas (wicket-keeper), Chethan LR, Mohammed Aqib Jawad, Smaran R, Aneesh KV, Macneil Noronha, Sharan Goud, Abhilash Shetty, Hardik Raj, Shimon Luiz, Avinash D (wicket-keeper), Yashovardhan Parantap, Aadarsh Prajwal, Abul Hasan Khalid, Shaun Tristan Joseph
Hubli Tigers: KC Cariappa, Pravin Dubey, Manish Pandey, Luvnith Sisodia (wicket-keeper), Shrijith KL (wicket-keeper), Mohammed Taha, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Darshan MB, Shivam MB, Naga Bharath, Santokh Singh, Mohith BA (wicket-keeper), Manvanth Kumar L, Mitrakant Singh Yadav, Malliksab Sirur, Nathan D’mello, Rakshekar Harikant (wicket-keeper), Clement Raju
Mangalore Dragons: Ronit More, Krishnappa Gowtham, Siddharth KV, Nikin Jose, Sharath BR (wicket-keeper), Prateek Jain, Anirudha Joshi, Rohan Patil, Gaurav Dhiman, Shivakumar BU, Thippa Reddy, Aaditya Nair, Aditya Goyal, Anand Doddmani, Kruthik Krishna (wicket-keeper), Naveen MG, Dheeraj J Gowda, Aneeshwar Gautam
Mysore Warriors: Karun Nair (captain), Suchith J, Prasidh Krishna, Shoaib Manager, Samarth R, Karthik CA, Manoj Bhandage, Venkatesh M, Tushar Singh (wicket-keeper), Kushal Wadhwani, Shashi Kumar K, Rakshith S (wicket-keeper), Shreesha S Achar, Monish Reddy, Aditya Mani, Gautam Mishra, Rahul Singh Rawat, Bharath Dhuri
Shivamogga Lions: Abhinav Manohar, Shreyas Gopal, Nihal Ullal (wicket-keeper), Koushik V, Sharath HS, Kranthi Kumar, Rohan Kadam, Shreyas Puranik, Pranav Bhatia, Vinay Sagar (wicket-keeper), Aditya Somanna, Adhoksh Hegde, Pavan Shridi, Rohan Naveen, Shivaraj, Rohit Kumar K, Nischith Rao, Deepak Devadiga
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