Saudi Arabia approaches IPL owners with plans to create world's richest league in the Gulf


Saudi Arabian government approached IPL owners to establish world's richest T20 league (Sportzpics) Saudi Arabia has approached IPL owners about its plans to establish the world's richest T20 League in the Gulf, according to UAE ILT20

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The Saudi government has been actively investing in a number of sports, having entered Formula 1 with the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as well as LIV Golf. His next aim is to maximize cricket's untapped potential.

The Gulf state is planning to create the richest T20 league in the world, and they have approached the IPL owners regarding the same, having joined as sponsors for the 2023 IPL season.

the current rules of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Indian players are not allowed to participate in overseas T20 leagues,  


Saudi Arabia's government representatives' proposal for its richest T20 league may have to convince BCCI to amend its rules.

According to a report by The Age, talks over Saudi Arabia's league have been ongoing for nearly a year, and any potential league formed in the Gulf would have to be sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and member countries, including the Australia.

Earlier, ICC President Greg Barclay had confirmed that Saudi Arabia is looking to invest heavily in cricket, after pumping funds into other sports such as football and F1.

“If you look at other sports they've been involved in, cricket is something I imagine would be attractive to them,”