IPL franchise Delhi Capitals appointed former ICC employee Dhiraj Malhotra as their new Chief Executive Officer for the upcoming 12th edition of the league. Srinath TB is appointed as the Head of Operations.
As the 12th season of Indian Premier League is about to commence, the new leadership team is associated with the team’s revived vision to enhance brand prowess of the club.
Malhotra has experience in working with International Cricket Council, Wasserman Media Group (WMG), and International Management Group (IMG).
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Earlier worked as Tournament Director of IPL in 2008
Before this, Dhiraj Malhotra was appointed as Tournament Director in IPL 2008. He held similar positions in Indian Super League (ISL), Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and also served as an advisor to Hockey India League.
He has also served the Indian Army and was awarded Shaurya Chakra by the President of India in 1999 for his role in rescue operations in Kashmir.
Srinath T.B worked as Deputy General Manager of the IPL franchise SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) until recently. He managed cricket operations, auction strategy, scouting, analysis, corporate finance and the digital marketing initiatives of the franchise, and worked directly with the owners and the CEO of SRH.
The chairman of Delhi Capitals, Parth Jindal said “We are delighted to have Dhiraj and Srinath on board to lead the Delhi Capitals’ day-to-day business and operations. As a team, we are seeking a fresh approach and the franchise’s direction has been entrusted in two outstanding individuals who will take it forward on and off the pitch basis the vast experience that they come with.”
“I am honoured that the Delhi Capitals’ ownership team has entrusted me to lead their franchise’s mandate. I am keen to build our focus on performance and connect back to our fans from Delhi,” said Malhotra.
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