While the IPL 2021 auction is just a few days away, all the franchise owners and team managements are getting ready for this crucial day ahead of the new IPL season.
IPL 2021 will be the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. Along with the players and team management, every franchise owner also plays very crucial roles in their team’s growth. Here we are talking about three IPL franchise owners who don’t interfere in their team decisions.
IPL 2021 Auction: 3 Franchise Owners Who Don’t Interfere In Their Team Decisions
Shah Rukh Khan (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are one of the most popular teams in the IPL history. KKR are famous even outside India, moreover outside Asia, as they are the franchise owner of Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team Trinbago Knight Riders. They have also invested in the upcoming American T20 league Major League Cricket (MLC), which has the plan to begin in 2022.
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is one of the co-owner of KKR. His global popularity was one of the biggest reasons why KKR are so famous even outside India.
During the early period of the IPL, Shah Rukh Khan was involved in some big controversies. In that early period, he was also alleged for interfering in the team’s decisions. However, later, some of the KKR members, including former two-time IPL winning KKR captain Gautam Gambhir, have confirmed that the famous Bollywood actor doesn’t interfere in any team’s decisions.