Odisha boy Deepak Mohanta has been selected for Indian Junior Players T-20 League to be held in Dubai from September 19 to 29. He is among the final list of 15 players shortlisted to represent Bangalore Stars in the under-18 category.
Selection of players for the tournament was held in January and the final list was drawn up in August. Teams are scheduled to leave from Bengaluru for Dubai on 14th September.
The tournament will be held at Dubai’s International Cricket Stadium. Top cricketers Jonty Rhodes, Kieron Pollard, Rishi Dhawan and Paras Dogra are the brand ambassadors of the tournament.
Son of late Panchanan Mohanta, Deepak hailing from MCL Colony, Bandhabahal under Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district.
While pursuing the course at a polytechnic here, he is an active member of Sahid Sporting Club. He has earlier represented at district, state and national level is a final year student of diploma in mechanical engineering.
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