IPL is now focused on younger Indian players: Kings XI Punjab’s Mohit Burman5 min read . Updated: 14 Feb 2018, 11:17 PM IST
Mohit Burman, promoter of Kings XI Punjab, talks about the economics of owning an IPL team, its volatile journey over the last ten years and his vision for the popular T20 league going forward
New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab, co-owned by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Karan Paul and Mohit Burman, outspent a host of rival teams in the players’ auction for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), splurging a total of Rs74.15 crore on 21 players. This is the highest the team has spent so far. Indian off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will captain the team this season which boasts of players like K.L. Rahul, Axar Patel and Karun Nair among others . In the run up to season 11, Mohit Burman, promoter of Kings XI Punjab and director at Dabur India Ltd, talks about the economics of owning an IPL team, its volatile journey over the last ten years and his vision for the popular T20 league going forward. Edited Excerpts:
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