Glazers Confirm Investment in UAE T20 League
By Sangeeta Viswas
on Wed Dec 01 2021
Manchester United’s Glazers has confirmed investment in the UAE T20 league, which will be flagged off early next year. They have purchased a franchise in a six-team league through parent company Lancer Capital.
Avram Glazer, Chairman, Lancer Capital, expressed his support for the inclusion, saying, “I am very excited to be a part of UAE T20 in its formation. UAE T20 promises to be a world-class event that will contribute to the development of cricket in the emirate. would be revolutionary.”
The league in which Reliance Industries led Mumbai Indians when Shah Rukh Khan-led Kolkata Knight Riders and Guides GMR is also involving Delhi Capitals.
In Addition to Manchester United, Avram Glazer. The Co-chairing the Premier League football team since 2005 and has camped at a variety of sports properties. Including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Super Bowl.
Khaled Al Zarooni, President of the UAE T20 League, said, “I am very excited to welcome Mr. Glazer to the UAE T20 family! To have a partner who has camped at sporting properties from the perspective of long-range camping is a staggering amount of strength. Evidence is.
A tribute to the UAE T20 League’s business model and its value opportunity for its stakeholders and the UAE as the direction of choice for global sporting events.”
The six-team league, approved by the Emirates Cricket Board, is to be holding in February and March. The franchise-based tournament, to be holding in the style of the Indian Premier League, will have 34 matches.
Mubashir Usmani, Secretary-General, Emirates Cricket Board said; “We are very pleased that a great sports owner like Evie Glazer has chosen to partner with the league.
This is a great thumbs up for the unique opportunity that the UAE T20 League provides to accomplished and reputed sports business owners.
The capital partnership with Lancer Capital will enable fans to connect two widely followed sports, football, and cricket.