CSA T20 Challenge: The sport has indeed evolved over the years and the fans are more interested in following the shortest format of the game. The T20 game offers a complete entertaining package without any doubt.
Indian Premier League is the most-watched T20 league in the world. The success of the Indian Premier League is known to everyone.
Ever since its entry in 2008, it has become a blockbuster hit among the fans from all across the world. IPL has a huge fan-following not just in India but from across the globe as well.
Earlier, there was a report stating that as many as six IPL owners are set to own six franchises of South Africa’s upcoming T20 league.
The CSA T20 league will go all guns blazing next year. So far, six IPL owners have expressed their interest to buy six teams. The names of the owners were also revealed.
A report from Cricbuzz stated that Mumbai Indians’ owner Mukesh Ambani, N Srinivasan of Chennai Super Kings, Parth Jindal of Delhi Capitals are set to own a franchise of SA T20 League.
CSA T20 Challenge: CSK, MI and other IPL teams buy all six teams of South Africa’s T20 league
Apart from that, three other owners have also shown interest to own franchises of CSA T20 League. They are none other than Marans of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sanjiv Goenka of Lucknow Super Giants and Manoj Badale of Rajasthan Royals.
Red Chillies Entertainment, the owner-company of Kolkata Knight Riders was the the first IPL franchise to buy a team in a T20 League other than IPL. They purchased Trinbago Knight Riders back in 2016.
Recently, Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings have also owned a team each in the Caribbean Premier League. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals and KKR acquired the rights to a UAE T20 league franchise each.
Meanwhile, in the latest development, CSK made the highest bid at the auction table. Yes, they have successfully owned the rights for Johannesburg franchise.
On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants acquired the Durban team whereas Mumbai Indians bought the Cape Town franchise. Last but not least, Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal owns Pretoria.