Royals Sports Group (EM Sporting Holdings Ltd), the owner of IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, on Friday announced it would buy a major stake in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team Barbados Tridents. Two-time CPL champions Barbados Tridents will now be known as Barbados Royals, a partner franchise of Rajasthan Royals. Royals Sports Group wants to expand itself all over the world. This is the reason why he bought the team of CPL
Manoj Badale, President, Royals Sports Group and Principal Owner, Rajasthan Royals, said, “We are delighted to sign this deal with Manish Patel to acquire a major stake in the Barbados CPL franchise. We are deeply grateful to the Government of Barbados for their continued support and we look forward to making a positive impact on both the country’s cricket and tourism. We have ambitious plans for the Royals brand globally and this is an important strategic move.
“Barbados Royals will be an important part of the Royals’ cricket ecosystem. With a great talent pool of local players, we will have the opportunity to innovate and develop strategies to benefit the Royals group. We are also excited that we can contribute to the development of cricket.”Kumar Sangakkara, Director of Cricket, Rajasthan Royals said,
“We are extremely excited to partner with Manoj and the Rajasthan Royals family, which will further drive cricket in Barbados and the region. Earlier in June, Rajasthan Royals announced its association with Redbird Capital Partners, a leading US sports-focused investor.Manish Patel, Principal, Barbados Tridents Franchise, said