Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) goes to make a brand new funding in franchise cricket. It is being informed that the Cricket League of Punjab West Indies is getting ready to purchase the St. Lucia franchise of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
If the deal between the 2 groups is finalized, then Punjab will turn into the second franchise of the IPL to take action. Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had additionally purchased the workforce of CPL.
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It is probably the most profitable franchise of CPL to this point and has gained the title thrice.
"We are about to sign the agreement to be a part of CPL," stated Kings XI Punjab co-owner Nika Wadia to information company PTI on Monday. We are buying the St. Lucia franchise. Information concerning the construction and the title of the corporate will likely be given solely after getting approval from the BCCI.
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Wadia stated, "Mohit Burman (co-owner) is currently in the Caribbean to sign the agreement." I want to particularly thank St. Lucia's Prime Minister Ellen Chastnett for making this potential. We had been engaged on it for nearly 9 months.
St. Lucia Jokes is likely one of the six groups taking part within the CPL. The workforce is led by former West Indies captain Darren Sammy. Saint Lucia did his finest in 2016 at CPL. At that point, the workforce completed fourth. CPL was began within the 12 months 2013.