The Knight Riders have acquired the Abu Dhabi franchise in the new UAE T20 League

IPL 2022: UAE T20 League – It will be another franchise of official, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. With the acquisition of the Abu Dhabi franchise, the Knight Riders have now expanded their footprint from the IPL and the CPL to the UAE T20 League. The new team will be called Abu Dhabi Knight Riders. Follow IPL 2022 updates on InsideSport.IN

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IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

IPL 2022: It's official!  Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in UAE’s new T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

After the establishment of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008, Knight Riders became the owner of Trincomalee Knight Riders (TKR) in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in 2015.

Recently, the Knight Riders Group has made significant investments in Major League Cricket (MLC) in the United States and wants to establish a franchise in the greater Los Angeles area.

The investment by the Knight Riders Group, led by Bollywood superstars, including Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and her husband Joy Mehta, will establish their 4th T20 franchise worldwide in the IPL, CPL, MLC and now the UAE T20 League. .

IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

Knight Riders franchise:

  • Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL)
  • Trinbago Knight Riders (CPL)
  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (UAE T20 League)
  • LA franchise (Major League Cricket)

“For several years now, we have been expanding the Knight Riders brand worldwide and closely monitoring the potential of T20 cricket in the UAE. We are excited to be part of the UAE’s T20 league, which will undoubtedly be a huge success. ” Shah Rukh Khan commented on the long-term agreement.

IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

IPL 2022: It's official!  Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in IPL

Mr. Venki Mysore, CEO of KKR and Red Chillies Entertainment “We are fortunate to have consistently been recognized as a global brand in T20 cricket. As T20 cricket spreads across the globe, we are pleased to receive regular invitations to play a leading role in the development of the sport around the world. We have a deep interest in the development of the UAE and our expansion is in line with our long-term strategy. “

Khalid Al Jaruni, chairman of the UAE’s T20 league, said; “The commitment to increase the T20 format and the skills the Knight Riders group has acquired through their involvement in franchise cricket around the world is undeniable. We are exceptionally satisfied with their foresight to join the UAE’s T20 league and firmly believe that it will enhance the league’s reputation and professionalism across the cricket community. “

IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

IPL 2022: It's official!  Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
Trinbago Knight Riders franchise in CPL

Mubashir Usmani, general secretary of the Emirates Cricket Board, said; “While we are pleased with the Knight Riders Group’s association with the league as the owner of the franchise team, we are very confident that this association will be mutually beneficial to both the Knight Riders brand and the league. The UAE’s T20 league will attract some of the biggest names in world cricket and provide a platform and international exposure for local and upcoming players. “

IPL 2022: It’s official! Knight Riders acquire Abu Dhabi franchise in new UAE T20 league, new team named Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

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