The tournament will feature eight teams representing eight cities in Indian. The teams will play T20 tournament involving foreign players as well. Shahrukh Khan who is a cricket fan had run into controversy with the BCCI after they alleged him of using cricket to promote his movies. The actor had swore not to enter a cricket stadium. The BCCI had had apologised to star.
Shahrukh Khan was interested in the Mumbai team but was edged out by Reliance Industries MD Mukesh Ambani who won the bid for $112 million.