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KKR Group Acquire Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the UAE T20 League 2022

KKR Group Acquire Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the UAE T20 League 2022

KKR Group Acquire Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the UAE T20 League 2022

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s The Knight Riders group also bought a team Abu Dhabi Knight Rider in the UAE T20 League 2022. As a result, the Knight Riders Group, co-owned by Shah Rukh Khan, owns the team in the fourth franchise T20 league in the world. The Knight Riders were the first team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to start in 2006.

The Knight Riders Group has been licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board to play in the Twenty20 League in the United Arab Emirates. Their team name in the league will be ‘Abu Dhabi Knight Riders’. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is Shah Rukh Khan’s team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

In addition to the IPL, the Knight Riders have been playing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) since 2015 – ‘Trinbago Knight Riders’. Recently, the Shah Rukh-Juhi Chawla duo has announced to invest in American Major League Cricket as well. Their team will play for the Los Angeles franchise in the American competition.

The UAE will play its first match of the 34-match Twenty20 league with six teams later this year. Before that, the franchises will focus on team building.

Speaking about his team, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan said, “Over the years, we have been expanding the brand of Knight Riders worldwide and have been closely monitoring the potential of T20 cricket in the UAE. We are thrilled to be a part of the Emirates T20 League. To be sure, this is going to be a successful competition. ‘

 


 

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