Former Sri Lankan Cricketer to Mentor PUBG Cellular Staff Northern Rangers

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Former Sri Lankan cricket legend Arnold Russel enters esports as a mentor for a PUBG Cellular group referred to as Northern Rangers.

Northern Rangers is without doubt one of the 12 franchised PUBG Cellular groups that’s a part of the upcoming Singer Esports Premier League 2021 (EPL 2021).

In a dialog with AFK Gaming, the CEO of Gamer.LK revealed that Russel is simply one of many many legends becoming a member of the franchised groups.


Cellular Esports is large in South Asia and Southeast Asia, particularly Battle Royales like PUBG Cellular that now appears to be attracting veteran sports activities professionals. In an enormous transfer, former Sri Lankan cricketing legend Russel Arnold has determined to enter cellular esports, serving as a mentor for Northern Rangers – one of many 12 franchised PUBG Cellular groups that’s a part of the Singer Esports Premier League 2021 (EPL 2021). In a dialog with AFK Gaming, Raveen Wijayatilake – CEO of Gamer.LK said that “Russel can be one of many many legends becoming a member of the franchised groups.”

Cricketing legend Russel Arnold to behave as mentor for a PUBG Cellular group

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Russel Arnold who performed worldwide cricket for the nation from 1997 to 2007, has turned his consideration in direction of PUBG Cellular to mentor younger esports athletes and supply correct steering to them.

The 47-year-old has joined a PUBG Cellular group referred to as Northern Rangers, which is a franchised group within the upcoming Singer Esports Premier League 2021.

Russel is an icon for us Sri Lankans and we’re tremendous excited that he’s coming onboard EPL as a mentor for the Northern Rangers. Russel embracing Esports is a fairly large deal for us, and with this vote of confidence, the game takes an enormous step ahead.”

Raveen Wijayatilake, CEO of Gamer.LK

EPL 2021 is a PUBG Cellular franchise league that includes an enormous LKR 1,000,000 ($5,008 USD) prize pool, scheduled to happen from 28th August to October, remaining date for the Grand Finals has not been introduced but.

Singer Esports Premier League 2021 – PUBG Cellular League

The event options 12 franchised PUBG Cellular groups which can be made up of gamers that qualify via the ‘Solo – Open Qualifiers’. A complete of 60 PUBG Cellular gamers can be shortlisted for the ‘Staff Public sale’ stage, the place groups will bid to recruit them – 4 gamers and a substitute.

As soon as all of the groups are set with their respective lineups they are going to go up towards one another within the Playoffs, solely the highest 9 groups will transfer forward from right here to the Tremendous Weekends after which the Grand Remaining.

The format we’ve launched this yr allows any gamer throughout the island to compete and get recruited into one of many 12 franchised groups. With LKR 1 million up for grabs, and the prospect to play with Sri Lanka’s high Esports expertise, we’ve created a transparent pathway for any aspiring Esports athlete to achieve the highest and be rewarded for it.”

Raveen Wijayatilake, CEO of Gamer.LK

Wijayatilake has additional teased the addition of many different legends that can be becoming a member of the PUBG Cellular franchise league, making it an fascinating and one of many greatest PUBG Cellular tournaments to happen in Sri Lanka.