Basseterre, St Kitts, Feb 4, 2019: The St Kitts & Nevis Patriots franchise, has sold to City Sports Hong Kong.
City Sports are not new to cricket franchise ownership.
The company headed by Sushil Kumar and Naren Kunder who based in Hong Kong.
Kunder has business interests in the garments industry, stationary and electronics.
The Patriots team has been part of the CPL since 2015, finishing as runners-up in 2017 and in third place in 2018.
The current team leads Chris Gayle who has at the forefront of the team’s success during his two years as captain.
The current team is led by Chris Gayle who has been at the forefront of the team’s success during his two years as captain.
Chairman of City Sports, Sushil Kumar, said:
“City Sports uplifts to be a part of the Hero CPL and want to become part of the local community.
We need to popular the spirit of true fair play, while at the same time creating a unique identity.”
Delight to have found new owners like City Sports who have a history of investing in cricket.
We wish them all the best for the future.”
Pete Russell, COO of Hero CPL, said:
This investment shows the high regard in which the CPL holds around the world.
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