GMR Group acquires franchise in new T20 League in UAE | Cricket News

India-based infrastructure company, GMR Group, has won the rights to own and operate the Dubai voting right in the UAE T20 to be held in the UAE later this year.

The six-team league is on track to “play in 2022” where “senior board members are motivated by the overwhelming interest from high-profile people and well-established companies from around the world. ”, A statement from GMR said on Wednesday.

The remaining franchise partners of the UAE T20 League – which is an authorized T20 League Cricket League – will be announced in the coming weeks.

The statement said the UAE T20 League will be held in “the best time zone” providing food to cricket fans worldwide.

GMR Group Chairman, GM Rao, said, “The UAE continues to impress with its progress, one that is committed to the sport and the business of sports, and we believe that these milestones are in line with our team’s strategy to support sports from the ground up. reach an international level while being effective in partnering with the community. Our team is confident that the UAE T20 League structure and ideas will utilize these unique characteristics of the UAE.

“Our team has 14 seasons of experience in managing the voting rights system, through the participation of Delhi Capital in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and we will integrate the same elements of these rules into the UAE T20 and help establish established as a first and foremost part of the global cricket ecosystem, ” Rao said.

Emirates Cricket Board Vice-Chairman Khalid Al Zarooni said, “The UAE T20 League considers itself very fortunate to participate in a number of meaningful discussions with many interested parties interested in investing in our League. These discussions have proven to be very rewarding. ended in honoring the GMR team as our partner.

“The stability of this League, across the cricketing world, is important to us, and we have aligned ourselves with colleagues who share the same values ​​in the game; more than, “ he added.

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