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Maharaja Trophy T20 2023 Predictions & Betting Tips

Maharaja Trophy T20 2023 is set to take place from 13 August. Check out Maharaja T20 prediction, previews, betting tips and odds. Also find out today match prediction to place bets with betway, 10cric, bet365, 1xbet and more.

Who will win Maharaja Trophy T20 2024

6 teams, representing 6 regions of Karnataka, will face each other in a round-robin once again in the Maharaja Trophy T20 2023 edition. The 2023 season will have 33 matches to be played in the famous M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Gulbarga Mystics are the current champions after winning the last season under the captaincy of Manish Pandey but he will play for Hubli Tigers in the upcoming season.

This year the teams are wearing new looks after the drafts.

After analysing the squads and current form, we are backing Bengaluru Blasters to win the Maharaja Trophy T20 2023, who are the runners-up of the 2022 edition. They finished the last season at the top of the points table.

In the batting department, they have two of the leading run scorers of last season - Mayank Agarwal and Pavan Deshpande. They have a strong batting line-up who can smash big on the scoreboard.

Coming to the bowling department, we can say that this is one of the strong line-up in the tournament. Abhimanyu Mithun performed well with the ball and bat both in the last season. Left-arm pacer Mohsin Khan will be fit for this season and he is a terrific bowler. Along with them the Blasters have Pradeep and Bopanna who picked 13 and 14 wickets last year, respectively.

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Maharaja Trophy T20 2024 Prediction

Mangalore Dragons Mangalore Dragons

2022 Result: 5th position
Key Players:
Krishnappa Gowtham, Nikin Jose, BR Sharath, Rohan Patil

Mangalore Dragons did not have a good outing in the 2022 season. They finished at the 5th position on the points table.

Some of the top batters like Krishnappa Gowtham, Nikin Jose and BR Sharath will play for the Dragons side in the Maharaja Trophy T20 2023 edition. Gowtham scored 171 runs in 10 matches in 2022 while Nikin Jose was brilliant with the bat smashing 289 runs and Sharath scored 188 runs.

But the main batter in this side will be Rohan Patil who smashed a whopping 397 runs in 12 matches at an average of 39.70. He was the Player of the Tournament in the Maharaja T20 2022.

Krishnappa Gowtham will also be heading the bowling department after picking 11 wickets in 10 matches last year.

Mangalore Dragons Team Squad

Ronit More, Krishnappa Gowtham, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Nikin Jose, BR Sharath, Prateek Jain, Aniruddha Joshi, Rohan Patil, Gaurav Dhiman, BU Shivakumar, Thippa Reddy, Aaditya Nair, Aditya Goyal, Doddamani Anand, Kruthik Krishna, Gneshwar Naveen, Dheeraj Gowda, Aneeshwar Gautam

Shivamogga Lions Shivamogga Lions

2022 Result: 6th position
Key Players:
Abhinav Manohar, Shreyas Gopal, HS Sharath, Rohan Kadam

The Shivamogga team was the worst performer of the season in 2022. They finished at the bottom of the table with 3 wins in 10 matches.

This year will see Abhinav Manohar in this team who smashed 352 runs in 10 matches last year and all-rounder Shreyas Gopal who was in brilliant touch with the bat and ball. Gopal scored 231 runs and picked 16 wickets in 12 matches.

In the batting department, they also have Rohan Kadam who scored 290 runs in just 7 innings in the last season at an average of 41.42. In the bowling department they have HS Sharath who picked 13 wickets in 10 matches in 2022.

Shivamogga Lions Team Squad

Abhinav Manohar, Shreyas Gopal, Nihal Ullal, Koushik V, HS Sharath, Kranthi Kumar, Rohan Kadam, Shreyas Puranik, Pranav Bhatia, Vinay Sagar, Aditya Somanna, Adhoksh Hegde, Pavan Shridi, Rohan Naveen, Shivaraj, Rohit Kumar K, Nischith Rao, Deepak Devadiga

Gulbarga Mystics Gulbarga Mystics

2022 Result: Winner
Key Players:
Vijaykumar Vyshak, Devdutt Padikkal, LR Chethan, D Avinash

Gulbarga Mystics lifted the Maharaja Trophy in the last season in 2022. They finished at the 2nd spot on the table and defeated Bengaluru Blasters in the final match.

Chethan was the 2nd highest run scorer of the season in the last edition and he will play for Mystics this year. He scored 447 runs in 11 innings at a strike rate of 173.25. IPL fame Devdutt Padikkal was also among the top batters last season, scoring 385 runs in 10 innings.

In the bowling department, Mystics have Vijaykumar Vyshak, who also featured in the IPL 2023 in the RCB team and Avinash. Both the bowlers picked 12 wickets in 10 matches in the last edition.

Gulbarga Mystics Team Squad

Devdutt Padikkal, KP Appana, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Srinivas Sharath, LR Chethan, Aqib Jawad, R Smaran, KV Aneesh, Macneil Noronha, Sharan Goud, Abhilash Shetty, Hardik Raj, Shimon Luiz, D Avinash, Yashovardhan Parantap, Aadarsh Prajwal, Abul Hasan Khalid, Shaun Joseph

Bengaluru Blasters Bengaluru Blasters

2022 Result: Runner-up
Key Players:
Rishi Bopanna, Mayank Agarwal, Pavan Deshpande, Vidyadhar Patil

Bengaluru Blasters ended up as the runner-up side in the Maharaja Trophy 2022 season. They topped the points table in the league stage with 7 wins in 10 matches but lost the final match to the Mystics.

The batting department is equipped with Mayank Agarwal and Pavan Deshpande who will lead the line-up. Agarwal was the leading run scorer of the last season, smashing 496 runs in 12 innings while Deshpande scored 434 runs in 11 innings.

In the bowling department, we will see left-arm pacer Mohsin Khan in the Blasters side. He missed last season but he is fit for this season now. Rishi Bopanna will support Mohsin in the bowling department. Bopanna picked 14 wickets in 12 matches last year. Vidyadhar Patil was the leading wicket taker in the 2022 edition with 17 wickets in 12 matches.

Bengaluru Blasters Team Squad

Abhimanyu Mithun, Mayank Agarwal, Pradeep T, Mohammed Sarfaraz Ashraf, Pavan Deshpande, Shubhang Hegde, Nishchal D, Vidyadhar Patil, Jeshwanth Acharya, Jasper EJ, Kumar LR, Mohsin Khan, Aashish Mahesh, Rishi Bopanna, Suraj Ahuja, Aaron Christie, Abhishek Ahlawat, Aman Khan

Hubli Tigers Hubli Tigers

2022 Result: 4th position
Key Players:
Vidhwath Kaverappa, Manish Pandey, Luvnith Sisodia, Mohammad Taha

Hubli Tigers finished last season at 4th position and were defeated by Mysore Warriors in the Eliminator match.

They have a strong batting line-up with players like Manish Pandey, Luvnith Sisodia and Mohammad Taha. Luvnith and Taha were the top scorers for Tigers last season. Luvnith smashed 389 runs in 11 matches.

In the bowling attack, they have Vishwath Kaverappa who was the joint-leading wicket taker from last season, picking 17 wickets in 13 matches.

Hubli Tigers Team Squad

KC Cariappa, Pravin Dubey, Manish Pandey, Luvnith Sisodia, Shrijith KL, Mohammed Taha, Vidhwath Kaverappa, MB Darshan, Shivam MB, Naga Bharath, Santokh Singh, Mohith BA, Manvanth Kumar L, Mitrakant Singh Yadav, Malliksab G, Nathan D'mello, Rakshekar Harikant, Clement Raju

Mysore Warriors Mysore Warriors

2022 Result: 3rd position
Key Players:
CA Karthik, Jagadeesha Suchith, Karun Nair, Prasidh Krishna

Mysore Warriors finished at the 3rd spot with 5 wins in 10 matches and they were eliminated in the 2nd qualifier by Gulbarga Mystics.

Jagadeesh Suchith and Karthik will lead the Warriors’ bowling attack. He was in good form last year with 16 wickets in 12 matches while Karthik picked 13 in 9 matches.

The batting department will be led by Karun Nair and there are various other quality players to support him. Nair scored 257 runs in 12 matches last year.

Another plus point for the Warriors will be the participation of pacer Prasidh Krishna this year. He will strengthen the bowling attack.

Mysore Warriors Team Squad

Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Prasidh Krishna, Shoaib Manager, Samarth R, Karthik CA, Manoj Bhandage, Venkatesh M, Tushar Singh, Kushal Wadhwani, Shashi Kumar K, Rakshith S, Shreesha S Achar, Monish Reddy, Aditya Mani, Gautam Mishra, Rahul Singh Rawat, Bharath Dhuri

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Maharaja Trophy T20 2024 Group Stage Prediction

Maharaja Trophy 2023 Group Stage Prediction

  • Gulbarga Mystics
  • Bengaluru Blasters
  • Shivamogga Lions
  • Hubli Tigers
  • Mysore Warriors
  • Mangalore Dragons

Maharaja Trophy T20 2024 Final Prediction

Back Bengaluru Blasters to win the Maharaja T20 Trophy 2023

About Maharaja Trophy T20

Maharaja Trophy T20, formerly known as KPL, is back for the 2nd edition which is set to kick-off on 13th August, 2023. 6 teams, representing 6 different cities of the Karnataka state will battle it out against each other one more time.

Current champions, Gulbarga Mystics will face 2022 season runner-up, Bengaluru Blasters in the opening match of the Maharaja Trophy T20 2023. The upcoming season will have a total of 33 matches to be played at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

The Maharaja Trophy 2023 draft was held a few weeks ago and the teams will be seen with some new changes in the squads for the next season. The star players like Mayank Agarwal, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Gopal, Devdutt Paddikal will be part of the league once again.

Shivamogga Lions and Mysore Warriors will be the 2 new teams this year replacing the previous 2 teams representing the same cities.

Year of Start 2022
No. of Seasons Played 1
State Karnataka
Administrator Karnataka State Cricket Association
Current champion Gulbarga Mystics
Runner-up Bengaluru Blasters
Tournament format Round-robin & playoffs
Next Season 2024
2023 Season Dates 13 August, 2023 - 29 August, 2023
No. of teams participating 6
No. of total matches in 2023 season 33