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    IPL 2020: A look at owners of teams that will battle for the trophy in season 13

    IPL 2020: A look at owners of teams that will battle for the trophy in season 13

    IPL 2020: A look at owners of teams that will battle for the trophy in season 13
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    The latest edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to begin within a few days. The T20 tournament is undoubtedly one of the most-watched sporting events in the globe. Cricket enthusiasts from across the planet watch the annual tournament unfold making IPL teams household names bringing immense fame and prestige to its owners. Here is a look at the people behind popular IPL teams.

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    The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is all set to begin in on March 29. The T20 tournament is undoubtedly one of the most-watched sporting events across the globe. Although the BCCI recently announced a 50 percent cut in the prize money, which wouldn't  be much of a bother for the owners of the eight franchises. Take a look at the people behind popular IPL teams. (Image: CNBCTV18)

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    Mumbai Indians | The four-time champions are owned by Mukesh Ambani and his wife Neeta Ambani (Reliance Industries). The Mumbai-based franchise is undoubtedly the biggest team in the tournament in terms of both titles won and brand value. (Image: AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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    Chennai Super Kings | The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team has won three IPL titles and two Champions League titles. The team is owned by the former BCCI President N Srinivasan-led entity Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. (Image: iplt20.com)

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    Royal Challengers Bangalore | The team is owned by alcoholic beverage company United Spirits. Led by Team India captain Virat Kohli, RCB are undoubtedly one of the most popular teams in the IPL despite having not won the title even once.  (Image: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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    Kings XI Punjab | Another team that has not won an IPL title is owned by Bollywood actress Priety Zinta, Ness Wadia (Wadia Group), Mohit Burman (Dabur India Ltd), The Oberoi Group and Karan Paul (Apeejay Surrendra Group). (Image: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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    Rajasthan Royals | Winners of the first edition of the tournament, the Jaipur-based team is co-owned by Manoj Badale. Other investors include Lachlan Murdoch, Aditya S Chellaram and Suresh Chellaram. (Image: AP Photo/Vishal Bhatnagar)

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    Kolkata Knight Riders | The two-time champions is co-owned by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment and Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta (Mehta Group). (Image Reuters)

    Sunrisers Hyderabad's David Warner and Johny Bairstow greet each other after scoring their fifty runs during the VIVO IPL T20 cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad, India, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/ Mahesh Kumar A.)
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    Sunrisers Hyderabad | The team won the 2016 edition of the tournament after debuting in 2013. The Hyderabad-based team is owned by media baron Kalanithi Maran (Sun TV Network). (Image: AP Photo/ Mahesh Kumar A.)

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    Delhi Captains | Another team that has not yet lifted the title, is the side from the national capital. It is owned by GM Rao-owned GMR Group along with JSW Sports. (Image: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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