Rohit Sharma to co-own PWL team UP Warriors

After actor Dharmendra, Rohit Sharma is second big celebrity to co-own a team in the PWL.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 9, 2015 1:04:36 pm
Rohit Sharma, Rohit Sharma PWL, Pro Wrestling League, Rohit Sharma India, India Rohit Sharma, UP Warriors PWL, PWL UP Warriors, Sports News, Sports Rohit Sharma becomes the first cricketer to own a PWL team. (Source: Reuters)

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma was named as the co-owner of the Pro Wrestling League team UP Warriors.

After Bollywood superstar of yesteryears Dharmendra, the India’s ODI opener is the second big celebrity to co-own a team in the much-hyped league.

Speaking about the association, Rohit said:”India has had a long and proud history with Wrestling. I am proud to come on board as one of the Co-Owners of the UP Warriors team at the Pro Wrestling League. Our team has the best line-up of wrestlers including India’s most celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar. We look forward to making it to the top of the league for the first season of the PWL.”

Commenting on this move, Vishal Gurnani, Director ProSportify said,”Rohit Sharma is one of the appreciated cricketers in India today. We excitedly welcome him on board as one of the co-owners for the team UP Warriors . We look forward for a fruitful & long lasting association with Rohit.”

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