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newscricket6 months ago

BCCI announces Upstox as an official partner for IPL with multi-year partnership

The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC), on Tuesday, announced their partnership with Upstox, a digital brokerage firm for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League in a multi-year partnership. IPL's chairman Brijesh Patel added that this deal could have an impact on the audience.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | IPL to use VIVO logo for auction; VIVO enters sub-licensing market

The BCCI will use the VIVO logo for the upcoming IPL auction in Chennai, even though the Chinese mobile giant has already entered the sub-licensing market to find a suitable replacement for the partnership. VIVO has engaged its media and adverstisement agency Group M to work for the licensing.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL trading window closes February 4, retention date sets at January 21, reveals Brijesh Patel

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel has confirmed that the trading window for the 2021 Indian Premier League will close on February 4 while the player release and retention details should be submitted to them by January 21. There will be no increase in purse for the teams in the upcoming season.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

Dream11 IPL Sponsors sign for the Jio Women’s T20 Challenge

Just hours ahead of the inaugural match of the Jio Women's T20 Challenge, BCCI confirmed that Dream 11, who also are the sponsors for the Men's IPL has signed up for the tournament, alongside Tata Altroz, Unacademy, PayTM and CEAT Tyres. IPL's chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the same.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | First week of IPL 2020 watched by record 269 million viewers

Pipped by organizers to be the most-watched IPL season of all time, the first week of the 2020 edition of the competition was reportedly watched by a mind-boggling 269 million viewers, 11 million more than the 2019 edition. There is also said to have been a 32% spike in viewership in OTT platforms.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 will break viewership records, feels Brijesh Patel

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel feels that the forthcoming edition of the tournament will garner the highest viewership in the competition’s history due to fans being deprived of any cricket. Patel further explained that UAE was finalized as hosts because they controlled the Covid-19 situation.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

BCCI announces CRED as Official Partner for IPL

The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) have announced CRED as the Official Partner for the IPL beginning with the 2020 edition which will be held in the UAE from September 19th onwards. It is a three-season partnership which will see the association run through till the 2022 season.
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newscricketa year ago

We've got Union Government approval on paper to host IPL, confirms Brijesh Patel

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel has stated that the BCCI have already obtained the Union Government’s formal approval to conduct this year's Indian Premier League in the UAE. Last week, the Central government had given an 'in principle' go-ahead and the BCCI informed the ECB accordingly.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

The long and short of the unique corporate race for IPL title sponsorship

So VIVO has dropped the ultimate bombshell, leaving the BCCI sponsorless for the hottest property in the cricketing world in the middle of a health and economic crisis around the world. With Jio, Amazon, Byju’s being the front-runners in the race, what would you really make out of it?
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | BCCI confirms afternoon matches to start at 3:30, evening games at 7:30 PM

The IPL GC decided on the issues concerning the IPL 2020 edition and taking note of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India, GC decided to stage the tournament in the UAE. The 53-day tournament will witness 10-afternoon matches starting at 15:30 IST and evening matches will start at 19:30 IST.
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