“Vanakkam Chennai!"... Suriya becomes the latest actor to own a cricket team...but not in the IPL

(This article is authored by Alar)

The Indian Street Premier League - T10 (ISPLT10) is a revolutionary initiative to transform the landscape of cricket in India and beyond. The league aims to provide a platform for the best local talent to showcase their skills and compete with the finest players in the country. The league also boasts of some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry as the owners of the eight teams.

The latest addition to this elite club is the Tamil veteran actor Suriya, who announced his ownership of the Chennai-based team on social media. Suriya shared a poster on social media which features the slogan "#Street2Stadium".

Suriya expressed his excitement and passion for the league and his team, saying, “Vanakkam Chennai! I am beyond electrified to announce the ownership of our Team Chennai in ISPLT10. To all the cricket enthusiasts, let’s create a legacy of sportsmanship, resilience, and cricketing excellence together.”

Suriya’s announcement has created a huge buzz among his fans and cricket lovers, who are eagerly waiting to see his team in action. Suriya will be joining the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Ram Charan, Akshay Kumar, and Hrithik Roshan, who are the owners of the Mumbai, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, and Bengaluru teams respectively. The other teams are based in Delhi, Kolkata, and Punjab.

The ISPLT10 is a unique concept that blends the thrill of tennis cricket with the glamour of the T10 format. The league will feature 10-over matches, with each team playing seven league matches, followed by playoffs and a grand finale. The league will also have a selection process that will scout players from every state in India, ensuring a fair and diverse representation of talent. The league promises to be a spectacle of high-octane cricket, entertainment, and social impact.

The ISPLT10 is scheduled to run from March 2 to March 9 next year in Mumbai. The league is expected to attract millions of viewers and fans, who will witness the emergence of new cricketing stars and the rise of street cricket to stadium glory. The league is also committed to supporting various social causes and empowering the youth through cricket.

The ISPLT10 is a game-changer for cricket in India and the world, and Suriya’s entry as the owner of Team Chennai is a testament to the league’s vision and potential. Suriya and his team will be looking to make a mark in the league and win the hearts of the fans.