IOS Sports signs Samarth Vyas & Rajvardhan Hangargekar ahead of IPL
IOS Sports and Entertainment - one of India’s leading sports management organizations, today announced roping in two young Indian cricketers Samarth Vyas and Rajvardhan Hangargekar into their athlete roster. Samarth & Rajvardhan have not only made their names in domestic cricket but also will be a part of the Indian Premier League.
The 20-year-old Rajvardhan Hangargekar who hails from Maharashtra and donnes the role of a bowling all-rounder will be seen in action at this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), while the Rajkot-based 27-year-old batsman, Samarth Vyas will be seen in action with the Hyderabad franchise.
Rajvardhan made his T20 debut two years back representing Maharashtra in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and made his List A debut for Maharashtra in the 2020–21 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He was also a member of the Indian squad that lifted the 2022 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup.
“It’s going to be a busy season ahead for me this year. At this juncture of my career, it was important for me to have trusted partners on board and that’s why I have joined IOS sports who are one of the leading talent management companies in India. They have a tremendous portfolio and have done amazing work with athletes from various sports and I am looking forward to my association with them,” said Rajvardhan who will be seen in yellow this year representing CSK in the Indian Premier League.
The Rajkot-based batsman, Samarth Vyas who represents Saurashtra, made his first-class debut for them in the 2015 Ranji Trophy. Samarth who currently represents Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL says, “I am looking forward to having IOS sports as a part of my management team. They have done some amazing work with athletes from various sports and I am confident of them doing good for me.”
Mr. Rahul Trehan, COO, IOS Sports and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd also shared his thoughts on the announcement saying, “Rajvardhan and Samarth are special talents. They both are good with the bat and the ball and have the passion to work hard to reach the top. We at IOS sports love to nurture that passion and help them grow in their sport. We are excited to work with these young athletes and look forward to seeing them play for India one day.”
IOS Sports and Entertainment has an ample number of top-class athletes under their belt which include Motorsport athletes Mira Erda and Aishwarya Pissay, Olympic medalists like MC Mary Kom (Boxing), Vijender Singh (Boxing), Manpreet Singh (Hockey), Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Weightlifting), Lovlina Borgohain (Boxing), and Paralympic medalists like Nishad Kumar (High Jump), Manoj Sarkar (Badminton) to name a few. Along with them, IOS sports also manages Olympians like Rani Rampal (Hockey), Manika Batra (Table Tennis) and elite international athletes like Hima Das (Athletics) and Ashwini Ponnappa (Badminton) while also, aiming at providing the right guidance to budding talents like Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Weightlifting), Malvika Bansod (Badminton), Ishaan Bhatnagar (Badminton) and Dhruv Kapila (Badminton).