Shark Tank India Season 3 Sparks Legal Controversy: Cricket Bat Pitch Leads to Rs 100 Crore Lawsuit

Shark Tank India Season 3

Shark Tank India Season 3 finds itself embroiled in legal turmoil following a contentious pitch about a cricket bat manufacturing startup.

The episode aired on January 30, featuring Saad and Hamad Tramboo of Tramboo Sports, entrepreneurs from Kashmir.

Legal Battle Unfolds

However, their pitch has sparked a backlash from Kashmir’s bat manufacturing industry, resulting in a demand for an apology and Rs 100 crore in damages.

The controversy stems from allegations of “wrong, falsified, and incorrect data” presented in the episode. Tramboo Sports claimed to be the exclusive makers of Kashmir willow cricket bats and secured a Rs 30 lakh deal.

However, this assertion has drawn ire from local bat makers, who accuse the entrepreneurs and Sony Entertainment Television of disseminating misinformation about Kashmir willow bats.

Misrepresentation Accusations:

The Cricket Bat Manufacturers Association of Kashmir (CBMAK) has voiced concerns over the detrimental impact of these misrepresentations on the reputation of the entire bat-making business.

A spokesperson for CBMAK emphasized their commitment to defending the integrity of Kashmiri bat makers and called for accountability from Sony Television.

The association alleges that the bats showcased by the Tramboo brothers on the show actually belong to a member of their association. They have demanded that Sony Television address this misinformation and issue an apology during the same program.

Additionally, a legal notice they sent to Sony and two Kashmiri participants by the Cricket Bat Manufacturers Association of Kashmir.

The legal dispute has cast a shadow over Shark Tank India Season 3, which features new sharks including Ritesh Agarwal, Deepinder Goyal, Azhar Iqubal, Radhika Gupta, Ronnie Screwvala, and Varun Dua.

Despite the excitement surrounding the show’s new season and the innovative pitches it showcases, this controversy underscores the importance of accurate representation and accountability in reality television.

the legal battle unfolds, it remains to be seen how Shark Tank India Season 3 and its stakeholders will address they fallout from this contentious pitch.

In the meantime, the cricket bat industry in Kashmir awaits resolution, hoping for a fair and equitable outcome that upholds the integrity of their craft.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *