KHK Sports in association with Exelon conducted the official ticket launch of The Bahrain Premier league. Bahrain Premier League is a franchise based T20 Cricket tournament held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The league will comprise of six teams of 13 resident cricketers competing in the T20 format of cricket.
Teams were bought by six corporates SRam & MRam Lions, Intex Falcons, Awan Warriors, Four Square Challengers, Bahrain Knight Riders and Bahrain Supergiants. The matches will commence on January 26th and will continue until March 9th. Mohammed Shahid, CEO of KHK Sports released the first ticket to Gurujee Kumaran Swami who represented the platinum sponsor, Intex. Mohammed Shahid later handed over the key of Chevrolet Aveo which is the grand price powered by sponsor SRAM & MRAM to Saleem Ilyasi, President of Cricket Bahrain Association.
Mr Mohammad Mansoor President of Bahrain Premier League thanked His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa for patronising the first and only International premier league from the Kingdom of Bahrain and for the initiative to make Bahrain an International Cricket destination. Bahrain Premier league will be associated with Cricket Bahrain Association which is affiliated with International Cricket Council & Asian Cricket Council. Mr Mansoor also thanked Mohammad Akeel, Managing Director of the title sponsor of Bahrain Premier League – Coca-Cola. Punith, Marketing Manager of Coca-Cola extended the support in making this as the biggest cricket event in Bahrain.