GMR Group acquires franchise in the T20 League in UAE

NEW DELHI :

Delhi-based infrastructure company GMR Group has acquired the rights to own and operate a Dubai franchise in the T20 League in UAE.

The six-team league that will be played in 2022 has been sanctioned by the Emirates Cricket Board, and will be held annually. For the initial few years, it will feature six franchise teams competing in a 34-match event, and will involve some big names in the world of cricket. It will also provide a platform and exposure to upcoming young players.

GM Rao, group chairman at the group said; “UAE continues to impress with its progressive, positive mind-set toward sport and the business of sport, and we believe these traits align well with our group strategy to support sports from grass-roots through to international level while being effective in engaging with the community. Our group is convinced that the league’s proposed structure and plans will leverage these unique…

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