By ; Adel Farig
Indian tycoon Gaurav Grover has recently acquired the newest team of the Abu Dhabi T10 League, The Deccan Gladiators. The Deccan Gladiators is led by Shane Watson and is packed with young blood under the expert wisdom of their senior international players. Team owner Gaurav Grover is an enterprising young IT tycoon who is known for his work, investment, and contributions to the field in India. He has garnered a vast experience of over a decade and a half across diverse technical areas like BPOs, IT services, and Software Development. Gaurav has made several investments in the hospitality and entertainment sectors in the USA and UAE as well. After buying the franchise, Gaurav has revamped his team entirely and made it his own. After the first two seasons of the league where they were known as the Sindhis, the team has been remodelled under the new ownership to further reflect upon their values and virtues under a new name and its true spirit. Led by a world-class Australian player and comprising of enterprising international talent, The Deccan Gladiators are young, passionate, skilled, and hungry to win the title in the shortest format of the game.
“Being a cricket fanatic myself, I always wanted to have my own dream cricket team. It is my passion for the game and investment strategy that has resulted in fulfilling my dream in the form of Deccan Gladiators.” Said Gaurav Grover after his latest investment. Enriched with his beliefs and perseverance, the Deccan Gladiators is continuously charged up with the young owner’s enthusiasm and his faith in them. A new entrant in cricket business, Gaurav wants to establish himself and his team as a winning contender in the real sense, and he finds his love for the game continually pushing him to contribute towards various areas in which his team needs support to grow their skills and gameplay.
An all-new team with the same old prowess, precision, and passion – presenting the Deccan Gladiators. Taking the experience and learnings from when they were called the Sindhus and mixing it in a melting pot with a brand-new approach and strategy solidified to form the current team of the Deccan Gladiators.
Revamping themselves for the third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League, the team led by Shane Watson believes in playing every match like it’s a do or die battle. This leads to a sense of thirst during every game that is inherent in every member of the team and is only quenched after each win.
Packed with young blood under the expert wisdom of their senior international players, the Deccan Gladiators are here to build a legacy of their own in the T10 format. The team that they have scored is a global one that continuously self-corrects and improves itself with constructive feedback that international players from various cricket playing countries are able to offer each other internally.