INDIAN Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt, has has bought the franchise of Harare based cricket T10 team Harare Hurricanes.
Dutt, a popular actor in the Bollywood who will co-own Harare Hurricanes with Sir Sohan Roy, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Aries Group of Companies said he is thrilled to be investing in cricket development in Zimbabwe.
“Cricket is like a religion in India, and as one of the biggest nations in the sport, I feel it is our duty to take the game to every corner of the world. Zimbabwe has a rich history in the sport and to associate with that and help fans have a great time is something that truly gives me joy. I am looking forward to the Harare Hurricanes doing really well at the Zim Afro T10,” Dutt said.
The Zim Afro T10, will get underway on 20 July, with a grand final scheduled for 29 July, with all the games being played in Harare.
The other four teams will be Durban Qalandars, CapeTown Samp Army, Bulawayo Braves and the Joburg Lions.