Shah Rukh Khan’s Los Angeles Knight Riders; He ventures into Major League Cricket in 2022

Los Angeles Knight Riders
Los Angeles Knight Riders

Shah Rukh Khan has invested in Major Cricket League as he buys the Los Angeles franchise. Alley Sport is here to bring you all the updates on Los Angeles Knight Riders and the Major Cricket League that is set to be launched soon in United States.

Shah Rukh Khan’s Los Angeles Knight Riders

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has reportedly acquired the Los Angeles franchise in the Major Cricket league and has named it Los Angeles Knight Riders. Major Cricket League will be launched soon in United States and is expected to be an American version of Indian Premier league. As of now, six teams are set to participate namely New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles in the tournament.

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image credits – Divya Bharat, Los Angeles Knight Riders

Shah Rukh Khan already owns an IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders and expanded his ownership into the Caribbean premier league with the Trinbago Knight Riders. He also quoted ” For several years now, we have been expanding the Knight Riders brand globally, and closely watching the potential for T20 cricket in the USA. We are convinced that Major League Cricket has all the pieces in place to execute on its plans and we look forward to making our partnership an enormous success in the coming years

Major Cricket League in 2022

Major cricket League is expected to be one of the finest tournaments due to the emergence of T20 cricket in USA. This was evident in this year’s IPL where Ali Khan became the first USA player to be picked up in the auction following his impressive stint in the Caribbean Premier league. Brendon MCcullum was the coach of both of the Shah Rukh Khan’s teams in IPL and CPL this year.

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image credits – First Sportz, Los Angeles Knight Riders

This will be the first professional T20 league in USA and is expected to get underway in 2022. Players from USA and all over the world will be taking part in this league. The league is expected to develop T20 cricket in USA on a large basis and Shar Rukh Khan also hinted on contributing to build cricket stadiums in US cities. Will it be a success? We will find out in a year time.

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