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 06, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: Dream Sports-owned premier digital sports destination FanCode has made its biggest sports play to date - entering into a four-year broadcast partnership with Cricket West Indies.  Financial terms were not disclosed.  
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
JAIPUR: MyTeam11, one of the leading fantasy sports platforms in India, unveiled their campaign for the upcoming Indian Premier League - “Ab Poora India Khelega”; aimed at bringing forth the narrative of how fantasy cricket is meant for all and brings every Indian household closer by binding them through the passion for their favourite sport, players and teams.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: Mobile accessories brand Ambrane has announced the appointment of Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as its brand ambassador. Through this partnership, the brand aims to explore new avenues to reach its customers. Carrying forward Ambrane's tech-forward legacy, Jadeja will be seen in a series of campaigns and ads across digital platforms and other mediums.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LONDON: Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy has announced a multi-year partnership with England Cricket ahead of the start of the new season.  This is in addition to the previously announced partnership with the ECB’s innovative new competition, The Hundred.
Apr 06, 2021 15:04
MUMBAI: Consumer audio & lifestyle brand boAt has been partnering with Indian Premier League franchises since 2018, and this year the brand continues to further strengthen its association by becoming the official audio partner for six IPL teams - Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.  
Apr 06, 2021 15:04
BENGALURU: Mobile Premier League, which lays claim to being Asia’s largest esports and skill gaming platform, Tuesday announced a two-year extension to its partnership with Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as principal sponsor.
Apr 06, 2021 15:04
MUMBAI: Star Sports, official broadcaster of the VIVO Indian Premier League 2021, has confirmed 18 sponsors and over 100 advertisers across multiple brand categories, days ahead of the commencement of the IPL. 
Apr 06, 2021 15:04
HYDERABAD: TCL is extending its association with Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad for a second consecutive year. 
Apr 05, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday appointed former Gujarat DGP Shabir Hussein Shekhadam Khandwawala as the head of its Anti-Corruption Unit. Khandwawala replaces Ajit Singh, former DGP of Rajasthan, whose tenure ended on March 31. Singh has been a part of the Indian cricket board's ACU since April 2018.
Apr 05, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of 10 members of the ground staff team at the Wankhede Stadium testing positive for COVID-19, Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Monday co0nfirmed that permission has been granted for the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the city, but with restrictions.  Malik said that matches will be played behind closed doors and only relays will be allowed.