Lux Industries & Shyam Steel, Pritam Industries & Jalan Builders get rights for final two franchises in Bengal Pro T20 League

NITN | @notintownlive | 02 May 2024, 12:52 pm

Lux Industries & Shyam Steel, Pritam Industries & Jalan Builders get rights for final two franchises in Bengal Pro T20 League

Kolkata : The Cricket Association of Bengal announced the final two Franchises in the Bengal Pro T20 League.

Lux Industries of the Lux Cozi fame and Shyam Steel come together to bag the rights for the seventh team and the final eighth team is awarded to a consortium formed by Pritam Industries famous for their Pritam Switches and Jalan Builders, completing the eight franchises of the League.

Snehasish Ganguly, President of the Cricket Association of Bengal expressed his happiness in adding the final two Franchises of Bengal Pro T20 League saying: “It is really great to see such renowned corporate houses come forward and be part of the League. I am more than certain that they will add tremendous value to the League and work with the Association as partners to provide the best platform to the mighty talented cricketers of Bengal.”

Bengal Pro T20 League organised by the CAB and exclusively managed by Arivaa Sports, will take place from June 11 to 28.

Each Franchise will be fielding both men’s and women’s team. While all men’s matches shall take place at the historic Eden Gardens, women’s matches will be played at the Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus Ground.

The brand ‘Lux’ a stalwart in the hosiery industry since its inception in 1957, has evolved into a global force, showcasing a market share of approximately 15 percent in the organized hosiery sector.

Lux Industries Limited, incorporated in 1995 in West-Bengal, has positioned itself as a premier player in India's branded innerwear and outerwear segments.

Shyam Steel, one of the leading TMT Rebar manufacturers in India with over 70 years of experience in the steel industry, is known for its commitment to quality, innovation and sustainability. The company has partnered with government bodies such as NHAI, railways, military engineering services and NPCI, which demonstrates its quality and reliability.rvation.

“We are overwhelmed to be a part of Bengal Pro League. This event is going to be a superb platform for encouraging young talent, which our state has in abundance. The league has been designed beautiful, almost like the IPL, and it looks very promising to promote the sport in the state," Yash Jain, Pritam Industries.

Pritam Electricals was established in 1983. Today Pritam is a name synonymous to cutting-edge, high-quality switches and electronic products in India. Situated in Kolkata West Bengal, Pritam has been an industry leader serving clients across India since its inception.

“Cricket in India is an expletory emotion, in Bengal its like a religion. BPL will really take this to another level and give opportunities to so many youngsters. This will be a beautiful platform for players to show their talent who have bigger aspirations as a cricketer. I personally love the sport and am excited to being able to be a part of this league," said Pratiik Jalan, Jalan Builders.

Jalan Group has been an integral part of the real estate development in Kolkata for many decades now. The infrastructure provided by the group has given industrial growth to the city, developing two of the biggest Industrial estates in Asia spread over an area of more than 2000 acres.

The Bengal Pro T20 League has now the strong line up of Franchises inShrachi Sports, Servotech Power Systems, Rice Adamas Group, Rashmi Group, GD Sports, Sona Biscuits (Sobisco), consortium of Shyam Steel and Lux Cozi, and finally the consortium of Pritam Industries and Jalan Builders.

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