Abu Dhabi Knight Riders will commence their first-ever DP World ILT20 season on January 13 against Dubai Capitals.
The DP World International League T20 team, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders have announced a partnership with Khiladiˣ News.
In this development, Khiladiˣ News has been named the principal sponsor by the team for the competition’s inaugural season.
The franchise unveiled this collaboration through its social media handles with the caption, “#ADKR 🤝 𝗞𝗛𝗜𝗟𝗔𝗗𝗜ˣ News
A new partnership is 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 👏”
The Knight Riders Group, which also owns the two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), secured rights to own and operate the team last year in May. The acquisition of this DP World ILT20 team was the Knight Riders Group’s fourth after KKR in IPL, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the Los Angeles franchise in Major League Cricket (MLC) in the United States.
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders consist of players like Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Paul Sterling and Colin Ingram. The first-ever edition of DP World ILT20 will kick off on January 13, Friday, and the Abu Dhabi-based team will commence its inaugural campaign in the season opener against Dubai Capitals.