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TATA IPL Team Owners Names, Photos In 2024

TATA IPL 2024: Meet the Team Owners with Names and Photos
TATA IPL Team Owners Names, Photos In 2024

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is not just a cricketing spectacle but also a grand showcase of diverse ownerships that add to its glitz and glamour. Here’s a detailed look at the owners behind each IPL team in 2024.

Punjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab) – Preity Zinta

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The Punjab Kings, based in Mohali, Punjab, have been co-owned by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and industrialist Ness Wadia of the Wadia Group. The ownership also includes Mohit Burman and Karan Paul, but Preity Zinta is the most prominent face associated with the team. Known for her successful Bollywood career, Preity is often seen enthusiastically supporting her team from the stands, waving the team flag and boosting morale.

Delhi Capitals – Parth Jindal (JSW)

Delhi Capitals, co-owned by the GMR Group and the JSW Group, saw their best season in 2020, finishing as runners-up. The team, originally named Delhi Daredevils, underwent a rebranding after the JSW Group acquired a 50% stake. Parth Jindal, representing the JSW Group, has been instrumental in the team's strategic decisions.

Rajasthan Royals – Manoj Badale (British Asian Trust)

The Rajasthan Royals, hailing from Jaipur, are co-owned by Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch, Amisha Hathiramani, and Ryan Tkalcevic. Known for their innovative approach and often referred to as the "Moneyball" team of the IPL, the Royals won the inaugural IPL title in 2008 but have struggled to replicate that success in subsequent years.

Royal Challengers Bangalore – United Spirits Ltd.

Contrary to popular belief, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is not owned by Vijay Mallya but by United Spirits Ltd., a subsidiary of Diageo. The company is a leading name in the alcoholic beverages industry, bringing substantial financial backing to the team.

Kolkata Knight Riders – Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla (Red Chillies Entertainment)

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and actress Juhi Chawla, along with her husband Jay Mehta. Shah Rukh Khan's company, Red Chillies Entertainment, holds a significant stake in the team, which has made KKR one of the most glamorous and popular franchises in the league.

Sunrisers Hyderabad – Kalanithi Maran (Sun TV)

Sunrisers Hyderabad, based in Hyderabad, Telangana, is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV Network. The team was formed after the Deccan Chargers were terminated in 2012. Under the ownership of the Maran family, the team has won the IPL title twice, in 2009 (as Deccan Chargers) and in 2016.

Chennai Super Kings – N Srinivasan (India Cements)

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are one of the most successful teams in IPL history, winning the title five times. The team is owned by N Srinivasan's India Cements. CSK is led by former Indian captain MS Dhoni and is known for its consistent performances and loyal fan base.

Mumbai Indians – Mukesh Ambani (Reliance)

The Mumbai Indians, the most successful team in IPL history with five titles, are owned by Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries. The team is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IndiaWin Sports, a part of Reliance Industries, making Ambani one of the wealthiest sports team owners globally.

Lucknow Super Giants – Sanjiv Goenka (RPSG Group)

The Lucknow Super Giants, one of the newest franchises in the IPL, are owned by Sanjiv Goenka's RPSG Group. The group won the rights to the Lucknow franchise in an auction held by the BCCI in 2021.

Gujarat Titans – CVC Capitals

Gujarat Titans, another recent addition to the IPL, are owned by CVC Capitals. The team made a remarkable debut by winning the IPL title in 2022. The acquisition was notable for its high bid, reflecting the significant investment and interest in the franchise.

These owners bring a mix of business acumen, star power, and financial strength to the IPL, contributing to its status as one of the most lucrative and popular sports leagues in the world.