GMR

Sports

Promoting and nurturing potential talent at the grass-root level in around the capital has been its social objective

Overview

Incorporated in 2008, the division was initiated with the belief that sports provides a connect with the community at large. Cricket particularly is celebrated in the country, and to be associated with the sport was the group’s first initiative.

The capital’s IPL franchise, Delhi Capitals, marked the beginning of this venture, followed by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) franchise of the Pro - Kabaddi league - UP Yodha. With a number of local kabaddi tournaments in the region, finding fresh and new local talent is part of the long-term agenda of the business.

Delhi Capitals

The Delhi Capitals is a franchise cricket team that represents the city of Delhi in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Established in 2008 as Delhi Daredevils (DD), the franchise is owned by the GMR Group and JSW Group.

UP Yoddhas

UP Yoddhas (UPY) is a Kabaddi team based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh that plays in the Pro Kabaddi League. Introduced into the league in the fifth season, the Yoddhas play their home matches at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

Telugu Yoddhas

Telugu Yoddhas is a franchise Kho Kho Team that represents the state of Telangana in the Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK) League. The team is participating in the inaugural season of the UKK league with an objective to induct and promote India's indigenous sport of Kho Kho into a professional structure.