Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Apr 08, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: Looking to leverage the consumer engagement opportunity the Indian Premier League offers, Flipkart Video, the interactive video platform of Walmart owned e-commerce major Flipkart, has announced the second season of "Power Play with Champions".
Apr 08, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: Dream Sports-owned premier digital sports destination FanCode has become the only platform to offer official merchandise of all eight Indian Premier League franchises through its online sports fan merchandising store ‘FanCode Shop’. 
Apr 08, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: Ahead of the VIVO IPL 2021's grand opening on Friday, April 9, host broadcaster Star and Disney India announced an illustrious panel of 100 commentators for the marquee tournament.  The line-up includes an eclectic mix of regional and English commentators, who will give viewers and fans an option to enjoy the games with live commentary in the language of their choice. 
Apr 07, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni's production company Dhoni Entertainment (DE) has entered into a joint venture with Indian brand licencing company Black White Orange Brands Pvt Ltd (BWO) for the production of an animated secret agent show, titled "Captain 7".  The seven in the title refers to Dhoni's jersey number. 
Apr 07, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly set to host its seventh Apex Council meeting on April 16.  The major points on the agenda for the meeting are the ICC T20 World Cup in India, the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, FTP for international women’s cricket, domestic season, among others.
Apr 07, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: Dangal Games, India's booming skill-based online gaming platform / application, Wednesday announced the launch of its third initiative prior to the beginning of India’s biggest cricket carnival Indian Premier League, Season 14 and it forays into the league of fantasy gaming as FantasyDangal. 
Apr 07, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: JSW and GMR co-owned Delhi Capitals announced that this year, the team has secured its highest ever sponsorship revenue owing to a record 25 partners. The team saw a significant 50% jump in revenues from 2020.
Apr 07, 2021 19:04
ALPHARETTA, Georgia: YuppTV, which lays claim to being the world's leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, has acquired the digital broadcasting rights for VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 in close to 100 countries. With this development, YuppTV will help cricket fans across the globe to witness and enjoy all the live action of the 60 IPL matches from 9 April to 30 May. 
Apr 07, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: Chinese smartphone major VIVO on Wednesday announced the appointment of Team India cricket captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. With the association, VIVO, which is also the title sponsor of the upcoming Indian Premier League, aims to reach the millennials and technologically driven consumers.
Apr 06, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s iconic helicopter shot as it has now become the inspiration for artisanal chocolates launched on Tuesday by food and beverage start-up 7InkBrews, where the former India captain is also a shareholder. The company based out of Mumbai is founded by Mohit Bhagchandani and co-founded by Adil Mistry and Kunal Patel.