Amitabh Bachchan denies buying IPL stakes

first_imgAmitabh Bachchan denies buying IPL stakesThis comes after there were reports that the Bachchan family had approached Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals with proposals to buy stakes in the franchises.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service New DelhiJanuary 24, 2019UPDATED: January 24, 2019 00:39 IST Amitabh Bachchan said reports of him buying IPL stakes are not true. (Photo: Reuters)Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has denied that his family was interested in picking equity stake in any of the franchises of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).”This news is incorrect,” Bachchan told IANS when asked about media reports on the issue.Earlier, there were reports that the Bachchans had approached the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals with proposals to buy stakes in the franchises.While the talks with three-time champions CSK were reportedly unsuccessful, discussions with the Rajasthan Royals did not progress beyond the first round.Interestingly, the Bachchan family already has stakes in Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennaiyin FC and Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers.ALSO READ | IPL 2019 Auction: 8 teams spend Rs 106.80 crore on 60 playersALSO READ | IPL 2019 likely to be scheduled early to give India pre-World Cup restFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byMukesh Rawat Tags :Follow Indian Premeir LeagueFollow Amitabh Bachchanlast_img read more