JSW Sports is set to get 50 percent stake in GMR Sports Private Limited that owns the Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils. The sale, according to a press release, is subject to approval from the Board of Control for Cricket in India and satisfaction of other customary conditions precedent.
JSW Sports owns the Indian Super League team Bengaluru FC and Pro Kabaddi team Haryana Steelers.
“This relationship between GMR and JSW opens up powerful synergy going forward for both the groups. It is symbolic of immense potential for sports and cricket in particular in the region. After having nurtured the franchisee for the last 10 years, we believe the time is right for us to take it to newer heights. We believe JSW as a partner will bring significant value to the franchise with their wealth of diverse experience,” GMR Corporate chairman Grandhi Kiran Kumar said.
Parth Jindal of the JSW Sports said, “We are very happy to announce this new partnership with GMR. This is something that we as a group are excited about and the DD team will add to our existing portfolio of sports investments. We look forward to bring our experience and expertise to take the team to new heights,” said .