Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the co owner of a team named Trinbago Knight Riders which is the newest addition of Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament. It was previously known as Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel which won the title of CPL in 2015. In 2016, CPL will be placed again where Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) is one of the most popular teams due to it’s franchise owners.
Shah Rukh Khan is waiting eagerly for upcoming season of CPL he has also welcomed. He thinks that next edition will be the largest party in cricket and his team is ready for it. He has also confirmed that they have picked some rare talented players worthy enough to win this title for 2nd times. Among them, some are West Indies loca and some are overseas. They have picked Brendon McCullum who is the most fearsome batsman in the world nowadays. Besides, Hashim Amla, Umar Akmal and some other great T20 experts players will play for them.
Last season, Trinbago Knight Riders won the title where in final they defeated Barbados Tridents by 20 runs. This team is led by Dwayne Bravo and Brendon McCullum is selected as a Marquee Player. It was founded in 2013 and considered one of the six founding member of CPL. Their home ground is Queen’s Park Oval with 20,000 seat capacity.
CPL T20 2016 is scheduled to be run from 29th June, 2016 to 7th August, 2016. TKR will play their first match of this biggest T20 cricket event against St Lucia Zouks at Port of Spain, Trinidad which will be also the tournament’s inaugural match. They will have to play total eight matches in group stage with rest participants to qualify next round.
They will play four night matches consecutively in upcoming CPL 2016 from 29th June to 4th July, 2016. This team consists of full experienced players who have capability to destroy the opponent. So, Shah Rukh Khan have felt secure about this tournament and waiting to touch that glorious moment when Trinbago Knight Riders will claim the title of Caribbean Premier League again. Besides King Khan. another bollywood actress Juhi Chawla and the Chairman of Mehta Group Jay Mehta are also the respective owners of the team.