INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE
IPL franchises to cross Rs 500 crore in sponsorship revenues in 2020
A slowdown in overall ad spends is not going to derail the plans of the eight franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which, for the first time in the tournament’s history, have managed to lock-in majority of sponsors well in advance.
PhonePe, Paytm line up Rs 2,000 crore for marketing
While PhonePe has earmarked Rs 800 crore for marketing, Paytm plans to spend Rs 1,200 cro...
Disney Plus to foray in India with IPL via Hotstar
Disney Plus will be available via Hotstar, the video streaming service of Star India, whic...
Rose Valley: ED attaches Rs 70 cr assets of 3 firms, including one linked to Shah Rukh Khan
ED has attached assets worth over Rs 70 crore of three firms, including a company linked to an IPL cricket team promoted by actor Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a money laundering probe in the Rose Valley ponzi scam case, the agency said. The three firms are Multiple Resorts Pvt Ltd, St Xavier's College, Kolkata, and Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd.
Mobile Premier League renews sponsorship deal with Virat Kohli
“I am happy to announce that I have renewed my association with MPL,” said Kohli. “In just over a year, I have seen this young Indian startup grow and reach fans across India. I look forward to supporting them in achieving their goal of being the number one gaming company in India.”
IPL final in Mumbai, no change in timings, concussion substitute introduced
New concussion rules were introduced in Test format as well last year. Australian batsman Steve Smith was replaced by Marnus Labuschagne on Day 5 of the second Ashes 2019 Test at the Lord's under the rules. Recently young Indian batsman Rishabh Pant also suffered from concussion after being hit on his helmet by pat Cummins.
Social gaming startup Rooter to play user content to get more on board
In its new avatar, Rooter will allow fans to not just upload audio and video content, but also go live during the matches to comment & analyse for their followers.
Rajasthan Royals signs Expo 2020 Dubai as principal sponsor for IPL 2020
The one-year deal will see the next World Expo appear on the front of the Rajasthan Royals' jersey. It will replace JK Lakshmi Cement, which was Royals’ title sponsor in the last season. The cement brand has now signed with the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Cricket: Team India needs to define KL Rahul's role in the team
Making Rahul move up and down the order so regularly is not beneficial for him, or the team. At a time when India are tinkering with more than one position in the middle order, Rahul’s success should be used to plug at least one gap. If the team doesn’t think he is a long-term option as an opener, then the most elegant solution would be to nail him down at No. 4.
Virat Kohli happy with RCB's buys in IPL auction
"I’m very happy with the players that we have selected and really looking forward to the new season. We've had a lot of discussions on the structure and balance of the team and this looks like a good start for us," Kohli said. "I believe it all comes down to every individual to give out their best performance during the league," Virat Kohli added.
Aryaman Birla takes break from cricket to focus on mental health, says was coping with severe anxiety related to the sport
Birla said he is taking an undefined sabbatical from cricket.
Star India reports Rs 1,216-cr loss in FY19
The company followed a ‘conservative accounting principle’ and booked expenses of Rs 4,000 crore on the Indian Premier League (IPL) during the fiscal under review. Star India suffered losses despite a 35% increase in revenues during the year.
Bina Modi named chairperson of Modi Enterprises after husband KK's demise, says she wants to keep his vision alive
She has been elected as the president and MD of Godfrey Phillips India Ltd.
Former BCCI chief Srinivasan's daughter Rupa Gurunath elected TNCA President
Rupa is the wife of Gurunath Meiyappan, who is serving a life ban for his involvement in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal.
IPL schedule released: Inaugural match between MI vs CSK on March 29, finals on May 24
There will will just six afternoon games this year and will be no doubleheader matches on Saturdays. The double-headers are now only limited to Sundays. Night matches will commence at 8, while the afternoon games will be beginning at 4 PM.
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