Last year, the Washington Redskins cheerleaders took a trip to India to help teach aspiring rah-rah girls how to entertain fans of professional cricket. It seems to have been a successful visit, as lovely sideline ladies have become a staple of the Indian Premier League.
And one cricket team owner decided to take cheerleading tryouts one step further by turning the process into a reality TV series. Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood actor & co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders (a.k.a. KKR) cricket club, produced the series “Knights & Angels“, where contestants competed to take one of six open slots on the team’s cheerleading squad. The lucky gals were selected in early April, and were all set to peform for KKR during the team’s upcoming trip to South Africa.
Unfortunately, the girls never got the chance.