BPL: KHK Sports, Exelon conducts team launch

BPL: KHK Sports, Exelon conducts team launch

ManamaKHK Sports and Exelon conducted the official team launch for Coca-Cola Bahrain Premier League (BPL) held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. 

The event is the first franchise based T20 Cricket tournament held in Bahrain. BPL will take place on 26th January - 9th March at the Isa Town cricket ground and will comprise of six franchise squads of 13 resident cricketers. 

The six teams were launched during the event after the player auction was held last month at the Armaan Hotel, Juffair segregating players into respective teams. 

Road map of the future events were announced followed by the Team launch. 

Bahrain Premier League will organise a quiz show hosted by Charu Sharma with participation from major schools in Bahrain for students under the age of 16 on the 25th January at the Indian School.

Also to be organised is the BPL Queen contest and Harley Davidson Road Show on the 19th January at the Bahrain mall. 

Mohammed Shahid, CEO of KHK Sports, Mohammed Mansoor, President of Bahrain Premier League, Anand Lobo, General Secretary of Bahrain Premier League, Valeria Lang, Chief Operations Officer of KHK Sports and Hari Bhagirath, Chief Creative Officer of KHK Sports presided the official team launch.

“The Kingdom of Bahrain fosters a favourable environment for the sustained growth of sports media industry. The rapid growth of cricket in the Kingdom is nurtured by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. We need to thank the determination showcased by Mohammed Shahid, CEO of KHK Sports and Mohammed Mansoor, President of Exelon in making this taking this project forward. Coca Cola Bahrain Premier League 2018 ushers a new step in the growth of Cricket and yet again the Kingdom of Bahrain is the focus of International attention.” said Hari Bhagirath, Chief Creative Officer of KHK Sports. 




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