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Mumbai Indians Owner Mukesh Ambani Tops List Of Wealthiest IPL Owners

04 / 24 / 14

A Wealth-X estimate said that Reliance Industries Chair/Managing Dir Mukesh Ambani "is the wealthiest Indian cricket team owner" with an estimated net worth of $21.2B, according to the PTI. Through Reliance, Ambani owns Indian Premier League defending champions Mumbai Indians. Ambani’s worth "...

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