Manipal Edu & Medical Grp acquires Legends League Cricket team

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NEW DELHI: Legends League Cricket (LLC), a franchise-based T20 tournament featuring retired greats of the game, Tuesday announced their tie-up with Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) as a third franchise owner in the second season of League.

Dr. Ranjan Pai, chairman of the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), said: “We are extremely excited on this partnership with Legends Cricket League... We look forward to great seasons ahead and hope to make an impact on the ground as well.”

LLC founder & chairman Vivek Khushalani said: “We are happy to onboard Manipal Group as our third franchise. Cricket in our country binds everyone. Associating with the cricketing legends will help the brand even more. We are looking forward to a great association with them.”

The upcoming edition of the League is a 4-team franchise model. LLC is being held in India from September 16 onwards.

Adani Group and GMR Group have already acquired franchises in LLC. Both groups are associated with and active in various sporting events happening across the globe.

As per the recent announcement, LLC will start from Eden Gardens at Kolkata followed by Lucknow, New Delhi, Cuttack & Jodhpur. The venue for play-offs and finals are yet to be decided.

MEMG is a diversified company operating in the areas of education, healthcare and health insurance.