MUMBAI: Two done, four to confirmations go. Lancer Capital, the investment SPV of the Glazer family, who own English Premier League giants Manchester United, Wednesday confirmed its first ever historic foray into cricket by acquiring a franchise in the Emirates Cricket Board’s upcoming UAE T20 League.
Emirates Cricket Board
Nov 29, 2021 13:11
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited managing director and CEO Punit Goenka declaring that Zee’s merger with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is in the final stages, the Indian media major has made its first big play in international sports broadcasting post its sale of Ten Sports to Sony in 2017.
Nov 24, 2021 17:11
MUMBAI: One down, five to go. Reliance Industries Limited, through its subsidiary Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Ltd (RSBVL), confirmed Wednesday that it will be acquiring the rights to own and operate a new franchise cricket team in the Emirates Cricket Board’s upcoming UAE T20 League.
Sep 24, 2021 10:09
DUBAI: Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and ITW, on behalf of Cricket Ireland, Cricket Scotland, Cricket Namibia, and Cricket Papua New Guinea, Thursday announced the ‘DafaNews Summer T20 Bash’. To be played at the ICC Academy, Dubai Sports City (Dubai) from Tuesday, October 5th, through to Sunday, October 10th, participating teams include Ireland, Scotland, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, as well as hosts UAE.
Aug 03, 2021 06:08
DUBAI: UAE’s Inaugural Premier League T20 (PLT20) will be played across UAE in January and February 2022. The new six-team franchise-style league has been sanctioned by Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Emirates Cricket Board Chairman Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
May 04, 2021 08:05
MUMBAI: As India's Covid case load continues to batter the country, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly in contact with the Emirates Cricket Board to move the ICC World Twenty20, which India is scheduled to host in October, to the UAE.
Feb 10, 2021 10:02
DUBAI: Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced Tuesday that UAE’s own exclusive Twenty20 league has been sanctioned by ECB chairman Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan to Dubai Sports City and will soon be held in the UAE. The dates being considered are December 2021 and January 2022.
Sep 21, 2020 16:09
DUBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Emirates Cricket Board have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the cricketing ties between India and UAE.
Aug 12, 2020 17:08
DUBAI: The Emirates Cricket Board Tuesday confirmed they have received the official clearance from the BCCI to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Jul 31, 2020 19:07
WE TOLD YOU SO. The Emirates Cricket Board secretary Mubashshir Usmani said Friday that the ECB is eager to fill up 30-50 per cent of the stadiums with spectators when the Indian Premier League is held in the UAE, provided the Emirati authorities approve.
Jul 27, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed Sunday that the BCCI has sent an official request to the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to stage the Indian Premier League in the UAE. “Yes, we have sent the acceptance letter to the ECB and both the boards will be working together from now on to stage the tournament,” Patel told UAE's Khaleej Times.