RIL to own new cricket team in ECB's UAE T20 league

Reliance Industries to own new team in Emirates Cricket Board's UAE T20 league

 A man walks past a Reliance Industries Limited sign board installed on a road divider in Gandhinagar. Credit: Reuters Photo

Reliance Industries Limited, which owns IPL side Mumbai Indians, is set to acquire a new franchise in the Emirates Cricket Board's upcoming UAE T20 League.

"The move is the first major overseas expansion of Reliance Industries' cricket operations in the global franchise-based leagues," according to a release.

Nita Ambani, co-owner of Mumbai Indians said, "I look forward to strengthening and further expanding our global fanbase, and having a longer engagement with them through this new League."

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