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Kolkata Knight Riders strike up a new deal with Emirates Cricket Board for franchise acquisition

Knight Riders Group have finally given their confirmation to participate in UAE’s T20 League.

The Shahrukh Khan owned group has now acquired a team for the upcoming T20 league.

They have named it Abu Dhabi Knight Riders which aligns with the group’s other teams.

This goes with the group’s name as they have done for the previous three T20 leagues.

Knight Riders Group have three teams in different T20 leagues around the world, for example, in Caribbean Premier League, Major League Cricket and Indian Premier League.

This is their fourth acquisition so far.

So, with this announcement, all six teams of the UAE T20 league are ready to rock and roll next year.

This tournament will feature all the best names in world cricket and will also encourage local and upcoming players of the UAE.

Shahrukh Khan expressed his pleasure by partnering up with Emirates Cricket Board for this T20 league.

Other top names of the Emirates Cricket Board such as Khalid Al Zarooni, UAE’s T20 League Chairman, Mubashshir Usmani, General Secretary of Emirates Cricket Board and Venky Mysore, CEO of KKR and Red Chillies Entertainment were delighted with the announcement.

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