After IPL, Shah Rukh Khan now enters the Caribbean Premier League!


Shah Rukh Khan, who co-owns the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Indian Premiere League, is now up to explore the West. The superstar has purchased the Trinidad & Tobago franchise in the Caribbean Premier League. While Hollywood stars like Mark Wahlberg and Gerard Butler already own CPL franchises. SRK is the first owner of an Indian Premier League team to own an overseas cricket franchise.

Khan’s company Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd -along with KKR co-owners Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta -have invested in the T&T franchise. Speaking of which SRK confirmed the news and said, “This is in line with our vision to expand globally . We are thrilled to become part of the cricketing tradition of Trinidad & Tobago. The passion for franchise cricket in the Caribbean is evident with the success of CPL and we hope to bring all the best practices of KKR to the T&T franchise.”


KKR’s chief executive Venky Mysore, who runs Khan’s sports business further added, “KKR has been fortunate to be recognized as one of the most professionally managed franchises in IPL. That experience has encouraged us to expand globally .The idea is to replicate our success in the CPL, keeping the growing interest in this (T20) format in mind.
After IPL, Shah Rukh Khan now enters the Caribbean Premier League! After IPL, Shah Rukh Khan now enters the Caribbean Premier League! Reviewed by Zoe on 1:59 PM Rating: 5

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