'The move is the first major overseas expansion of Reliance Industries' cricket operations in the global franchise-based leagues,' according to a release.
Mumbai: Reliance Industries Ltd, which owns IPL side Mumbai Indians, is set to acquire a new franchise in the Emirates Cricket Board's upcoming UAE T20 League.
"The move is the first major overseas expansion of Reliance Industries' cricket operations in the global franchise-based leagues," according to a release.
Nita Ambani, co-owner of Mumbai Indians said, "I look forward to strengthening and further expanding our global fanbase, and having a longer engagement with them through this new League."
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