While the Indian Premier League waits until it is completed in the United Arab Emirates later this year, Gulf News teamed up again with Mr. Cricket UAE Anis Sajan to present a live quiz with 16 superfans in Dubai, featuring all eight franchises of richest cricket league in the world. Each team of two – representing their favorites from Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Punjab Kings, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals – showed their great knowledge of the game while roasting through Anis is. duly assisted by Gulf News Senior News Editor, Shyam Krishna, and Sports Editor Matthew Smith. The winners received a digital entry on Gulf News, Fitbit watches and trackers, suitcases, jackets, caps from Mr Cricket UAE.
Team Delhi defeated the Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling final match at Gulf News headquarters, after the eight hopefuls were relegated to the last two in a competition that followed the exact format of the IPL, including qualifiers and ‘ a switch. While DC went home with the trophy and was loaded with treats from GN and Mr Cricket UAE himself, the real star of the show was CSJ’s young IPL fan Arjan, whose extensive knowledge of the competition outweighs his soft age of eight, and often left his elders. and competitors stunned and dumbfounded. He himself promised that he would claim the trophy again next time, and we would all be ready to welcome him and all the other contestants back.