In what could be a potential conflict of interest, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli had invested in the parent company of Mobile Premier League in 2019, the same company that was signed on as BCCI’s official kit sponsor and merchandise partner recently. The Indian Express reported this on January 7. In February 2019, Kohli was reportedly allotted Compulsory Convertible Debentures for ₹33.32 lakh in Galactus Funware Technology Pvt. Ltd., a Bangalore company which owns Mobile Premier League, an online gaming platform. Galactus is a subsidiary of M-League Pte Ltd, a company registered in Singapore in April 2018. Kohli was allotted 68 CCDs at a premium of ₹48,990, per the report. Virat Kohli could not be reached for a comment. In November, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), the apex cricket administration body in the country, signed on…
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