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Monday, May 09 2022 - 22:16
Adani Group bats in UAE's T20 League
DUBAI, UAE, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Acquires franchise in the new cricket league
~ Franchise deal inked between Adani Sportsline and UAE'S T20 League~
~ UAE'S T20 League is Emirates Cricket Board's sanctioned, flagship 
professional T20 League~

    Adani Sportsline, a part of the diversified Adani Group, has made a 
landmark foray into franchise cricket by acquiring the rights to own and 
operate a franchise in UAE's flagship T20 league.

    Licensed by Emirates Cricket Board, the UAE T20 League is an annual event 
that will feature six franchise teams competing in a 34-match event. Top 
players from all the cricket playing countries are expected to be in the 
line-up of different teams. The league will be providing a platform and 
exposure to upcoming young cricketers. This will be the first major move 
overseas by the Adani Sportsline that will connect and engage with global fans 
from across the cricketing nations.

    Khalid Al Zarooni, UAE's T20 League Chairman said; "It is a proud moment 
for us to announce the Adani Group's association with the UAE's T20 League as a 
Franchise team owner. This acquisition fits perfectly in the group of 
corporates who have already acquired franchise team rights in the League. The 
trust shown by the Adani Group augurs well for the League and we look forward 
to benefitting from their business acumen and working together to make our 
League successful."

    "We are excited to be part of the UAE T20 league," said Pranav Adani from 
the Adani Group. "The UAE is an amazing amalgamation of several cricket loving 
nations. It provides an excellent platform for enhancing the visibility of 
cricket as the sport goes increasingly global. Our presence here is also a 
great base for the Adani brand that is contributing significantly to the sports 
ecosystem in India through leagues such as boxing and kabaddi, and nurturing 
sporting talent at the grassroots level through the Garv Hai initiative."

    Mubashshir Usmani, General Secretary Emirates Cricket Board said; "We are 
extremely pleased to have one of Asia's leading corporates as our franchise 
team owner. This is a resounding thumbs up to the unique opportunity that the 
UAE T20 league offers to experienced and established business owners. We are 
confident that this association will be mutually beneficial for both the Adani 
Group and the League. UAE's T20 League will attract some of the biggest names 
in world cricket while also giving a platform and international exposure to 
local and upcoming players".

    Adani Sportsline is promoted by the Adani Group whose diverse businesses 
include port management, electric power generation and transmission, renewable 
energy, mining, airport operations, natural gas, food processing and 
infrastructure. The group has annual revenues of over US$20 billion with 
operations at 70 locations in 50 countries and a market cap of over $222 

    UAE'S T20 LEAGUE Media Contact; 9811327887 
    Name: Shivashish 


    Source: UAE T20 League