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Last Updated : Mar 24, 2019 03:51 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

IPL 2019: Meet the owners of the 8 teams taking the field in season 12

As Indian Premier League reaches its 12th season after witnessing several ups and downs from management to squads, take a quick look at the current owners of eight participating teams

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Mumbai Indians | The Rohit Sharma-led team is owned by India’s biggest conglomerate Reliance Industries under Indiawin Sports Private Limited. Mukesh Ambani heads the company while Nita Ambani represents it in team activities. (Image: mumbaiindians.com)
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Mumbai Indians | The Rohit Sharma-led team is owned by India’s biggest conglomerate Reliance Industries under Indiawin Sports Private Limited. Mukesh Ambani heads the company while Nita Ambani represents it in team activities. (Image: mumbaiindians.com)

Chennai Super Kings | The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team was purchased by India Cements Limited owned by N Srinivasan. Later, it was transferred to a separate entity named Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited. (Image: Reuters)
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Chennai Super Kings | The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team was purchased by India Cements Limited owned by N Srinivasan. Later, it was transferred to a separate entity named Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited. (Image: Reuters)

Delhi Daredevils | The Gautam Gambhir-led team was purchased by GM Rao-owned GMR Group. In March 2018, GMR Sports sold 50 percent of its stake in the team to JSW Sports. (Image: Twitter/Delhi Daredevils)
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Delhi Capitals | The Shreyas Iyer-led team was purchased by GM Rao-owned GMR Group. In March 2018, GMR Sports sold 50 percent of its stake in the team to JSW Sports. This season they've changed their franchise name to 'Delhi Capitals' from 'Delhi Daredevils'. (Image: Twitter/Delhi Capitals)

Rajasthan Royals | The Ajinkya Rahane-led team is owned by Manoj Badale under Royal Multisport Private Limited. (Image: Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)
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Rajasthan Royals | The Ajinkya Rahane-led team is owned by Manoj Badale under Royal Multisport Private Limited. (Image: Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)

Royal Challengers Bangalore | Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli-led RCB is owned by Diageo through United Spirits Limited under Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited. (Image: iplt20.com)
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Royal Challengers Bangalore | Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli-led RCB is owned by Diageo through United Spirits Limited under Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited. (Image: iplt20.com)

Kings XI Punjab | The Ravichandran Ashwin-led franchise is jointly owned by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and Karan Paul under KPHDream Cricket Private Limited. (Image: Reuters)
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Kings XI Punjab | The Ravichandran Ashwin-led franchise is jointly owned by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and Karan Paul under KPHDream Cricket Private Limited. (Image: Reuters)

Kolkata Knight Riders | The Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata franchise is owned by Bollywood celebrity Shah Rukh Khan and industrialist Jay Mehta under Knight Riders Sports Private Limited. Mehta is actress Juhi Chawla's husband. (Image: Reuters)
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Kolkata Knight Riders | The Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata franchise is owned by Bollywood celebrity Shah Rukh Khan and industrialist Jay Mehta under Knight Riders Sports Private Limited. Mehta is actress Juhi Chawla's husband. (Image: Reuters)

Sunrisers Hyderabad | The Kane Williamson-led team is owned by Kalanithi Maran of Sun TV Network. (Image: Twitter/Sunrisers Hyderabad)
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Sunrisers Hyderabad | The Kane Williamson-led team is owned by Kalanithi Maran of Sun TV Network. (Image: Twitter/Sunrisers Hyderabad)

First Published on Mar 24, 2019 12:00 pm
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