Salman confirmed that he is going to bid for IPL team. He knows the kind of money it will generate with the involvement of multinational companies through logos, sponsorships etc. However, he said that he couldn't afford to buy if the bidding goes up to 400 crores as rumoured. He added that he didn't have that much of money.
If Salman buys an IPL team, than he has to take on Shahrukh Khan on the field, who is currently owing Kolkata Knight Riders. Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty and Juhi Chawla also co-owns various teams. Other actors rumoured to be showing interest in bidding for the IPL teams include Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgan.