Brand Ambassador

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir
Present Indian cricketer, left-handed opening batsman who played to the kill in the World Cup 2011 as a key team player. He plays domestic cricket for Delhi, and captains Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Under his captaincy, Kolkata Knight Riders have been winners twice in IPL.

Message
"This is for the first time a tournament of this stature is being organized for Junior Cricketers. Juniors IPL is an ideal Platform for Junior budding cricketers to interact with their role models and cricket stalwarts and learn the finer nuances of their favourite game from seasoned coaches and players. Let true spirit drive your dreams. I wish Juniors IPL Participants and Organizers all the best."

Mentors

Jonty Rhodes

Jonty Rhodes
Jonathan Neil "Jonty" Rhodes is a former South African Test and One Day International cricketer who played for the South African cricket team between 1992 and 2003. Whilst being noted for his quick running as a right-handed batsman, he is widely regarded as one of the best fielder’s to have played the game. He is currently the fielding coach of the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

Keiron Pollard

Kieron Pollard
Is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies. An aggressive all-rounder, Pollard provides medium –fast pace bowling and big-hitting from the middle-order. After shining during the 2009 Champions League Twenty 20, he was signed by both the Southern Redbacks and Somerset for their domestic Twenty 20 campaigns. He was the joint highest paid player in the 2010 Indian Premier League, currently playing for Mumbai Indians.

Message
"Junior IPL T20 is a wonderful initiative for young cricket talent across India. I am elated to share my experiences and knowledge with the younger generation. Let us all together keep the spirit of cricket alive blazing in our hearts."

Rishi Dhawan

Rishi Dhawan
Rishi Dhawan is an all-rounder from Himachal. He was the highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy 2013-14. Captained Himachal state team & currently playing for King XI Punjab in IPL.

Message
"There is no substitute for hard work. This is what has brought me where I am today. Junior IPL T20 is going to change your lives little champs. It's time to live your dream. Go for it. Let your passion for the game take over. Take the best of tips from brilliant players."

Paras Dogra

Paras Dogra
A smart and talented cricketer, Paras Dogra has been playing Ranji Trophy for almost 16 years now and has earned commendable laurels for his state. In November 2015, Paras Dogra equalled the record of double centuries scored in the Ranji Trophy when he notched up his seventh double ton. He plays for Himachal Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy. In the Indian Premier League, he has played for Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders. He was picked to represent Gujarat Lions in current IPL season.

Message
"IJPL Talent Hunt is going to change the perception about junior cricket tournaments in India. Don't miss this golden opportunity. Looking forward to seeing you all young guys charged up on the field."