The Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) has recently announced its own premier T20 tournament, the Maharashtra Premier League which will take place in June. The tournament will adopt the successful model of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for its upcoming edition.
The auction, which took place on June 6 saw more than 200 players go under the hammer. The tournament boasts of a few important names including Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kedar Jadhav, Rahul Tripathi, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Azim Kazi, and Vicky Ostwal, who were picked as icon players. The tournament will feature six franchises from the cities of Pune, Kolhapur, Nashik, Sambhajinagar, Ratnagiri, and Solapur who will compete for the title.Another thing to note is the areas of Mumbaiand Vidharbha don not come under MCA there don’t have teams from those areas.
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Here is all you need to know about MPL 2023:
What is the schedule for MPL 2023?
The MPL 2023 will start on June 15 at the Gahunje Stadium in Pune.
What is the format for MPL 2023?
The MPL 2023 will follow an IPL-like format with four out of the six teams qualifying for the playoffs.
Who are the Icon Players for MPL 2023?
Puneri Bappa: Ruturaj Gaikwad
Eagle Nashik Titans: Rahul Tripathi
Kolhapur Tuskers: Kedar Jadhav
Chhatrapati Sambhaji Kings: Rajwardhan Hangargekar
Ratnagiri Jets: Azim Kazi
Solapur Royals: Vicky Ostwal
What are the full squads for MPL 2023?
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rohan Damle, Prashant Kore, Advay Shidhaye, Azhar Ansari, Shubhankar Hardikar, Vaibhav Choughule, Roshan Waghsare, Piyush Salvi, Aditya Daware, Saurabh Dighe, Shubham Kothari, Sohan Jamale, Saish Dighe, Sachin Bhosale, Abhimanyu Jadhav, Yash Kshirsagar, Pawan Shah, Shripad Nimbalkar, Harsh Sanghavi, Digvijay Patil, Ajay Borude, Adarsh Bothara, Bhushan Navande, Kunsh Dixit, Harsh Oswal, Suraj Shinde.
Vicky Ostwal, Satyajeet Bachhav, Omkar Rajput, Harshvardhan Tingre, Sunil Yadav, Yash Borkar, Prathamesh Gawde, Pranay Singh, Ansh Dhoot, Pratik Mhatre, Pravin Deshety, Atharva Kale, Yash Nahar, Mehul Patel, Yaasar Shaikh, Dev D Natu, Abhinav Bhatt, Swapnil Fulpagar, Sanket Pharate, Vishant More, Rushabh Rathod.
Azim Kazi, Vijay Pawale, Divyang Hinganekar, Ashkan Kazi, Rohit Patil, Prithviraj Shilamkar, Kiran Chormale, Dhiraj Phatangare, Preetam Patil, Krish Shahapurkar, Nikit Dhumal, Pradeep Dadhe, Kunal Thorat, Swaraj Wabale, S. Shahrukh Kadir, Yogesh Chavan, Tushar Shrivastav, Sahil Churi, Akilesh Gawale, Saurabh Shevalkar, Rushikesh Sonavne, Samarth Kadam, Nikhil Naik.
Chhatrapati Sambhaji Kings:
R. Hangargekar, Rameshwar Daud, Akash Jadhav, Mohsin Sayyad, Jagdish Zope, Hitesh Valunj, Rushikesh Nair, Swaraj Chavan, Om Bhosale, Shamsujama Kazi, Anand Thenge, Murtuza Trunkwala, Ranjit Nikam, Aniket Nalawade, Swapnil Chavan, Harshal Kate, Onkar Khatpe, Hrishikesh Daund, Ashwin Bhapkar, Tanesh Jain, Varun Gujar, Abhishek Pawar, Saurabh Navale.
Eagle Nashik Titans:
Rahul Tripathi, Siddhesh Veer, Ashay Palkar, Dhanraj Shinde, Aditya Rajhans, Arshin Kulkarni, Izhaan Sayed, Rehan Khan, Rishab Karwa, Razek Fallah, Omkar Akhade, Akshay Waikar, Prashant Solanki, Siddhant Doshi, Sahil Parikh, Vaibhav Vibhute, Kaushal Tambe, Harshad Khadiwale, Rohit Hadke, Varun Deshpande, Mandar Bhandari, Shubham Nagawade, Sharvin Kiswe.
Kedar Jadhav, Naushad Shaikh, Kirtiraj Wadekar, Manojyadav, Vidya Tiwari, Atman Pore, Akshay Darekar, Shreyash Chavan, Siddharth Mhatre, Taranjit Dhillon, Nihal Tusamad, Ravi Chaudhari, Ankit Bawane, Sachin Dhas, Nikhil Madas, Sahil Autade.
What is the prize money for MPL 2023?
The winner of MPL 2023 will receive INR 50,00,000 while the runners-up will take home INR 25,00,000.
Where can one watch MPL 2023 in India?
MPL 2023 will be broadcast live on DD Sports in India for free.
Where can one live stream MPL 2023 in India?
The live stream details of MPL 2023 are not yet announced.