Wednesday, April 24, 2024

SLC: Galle Titans transform into Galle Marvels for the exciting 5th season of LPL

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The anticipation for the 5th season of Lanka Premier League (LPL) just got more thrilling as the Galle Titans undergo an enthralling transformation into the Galle Marvels! Under the dynamic leadership of Prem Thakkar, the acquisition of the Galle franchise by Cricket Marvels LLC marks a significant milestone in the realm of cricket.

Joining forces with Prem Thakkar are the esteemed trio of “Patel’s” comprising Malav Patel & Neil Patel from the Tattva Group, along with Himanshu Patel from the Aanya Properties LLC from USA. They are stalwarts in the fast-food and retail industry in the USA with over 250 outlets under their leadership. the Tattva Group’s foray into cricket signifies a bold leap into uncharted territory, fueled by their passion for excellence and innovation.

Prem Thakkar, the managing director of Thakkar Group of Companies, brings with him a wealth of entrepreneurial expertise from India. Renowned for their ventures in real estate across India and the UK, the Thakkar Group now sets its sights on the exhilarating world of cricket, promising a new era of excitement and innovation.

“Growing up in India, as a child cricket is in my blood. Finally, we are at a platform where we can do better things for the game! Very excited for the 5th season of LPL can’t wait to join the Lankan Cricket Saga,” said Prem Manish Thakkar.

“We welcome Prem Thakkar and his partners to the fold and consider their entry as a stepping stone for building solid partnerships with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds who will bring diversity into the LPL fold,” said Anil Mohan, Founder and CEO, IPG Group.

“We wish to welcome the new owners of the Galle Marvels to the family of the Lanka Premier League, which is growing in strength year by year and is on its journey to become the most loved and sought-after league of its kind in the world,” said Mr. Samantha Dodanwela, Tournament Director, Lanka Premier League 2024.

“I wish the new owners of the Galle team every success and am confident that it will play a vital role in promoting the league to reach its desired status,” Dodanwela added.

With management team prior experience and passion for cricket, the Galle Marvels are poised to redefine the landscape in game arena, imparting their innovation and enthusiasm to the new Era of the team.

Together this consortium of visionaries foresees a promising future for cricket in Sri Lanka. Not content with merely one franchisee, they have already set their presence on the upcoming league confident to make waves with their electrifying performances.

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