BCCI secretary Jay Shah issued a statement in which he plans to uplift Indian cricket to global heights as the BCCI partnered up with TATA Group to sponsor the forthcoming season of the IPL.
TATA will be replacing Vivo as the title sponsor of the IPL.
This is indeed a momentous occasion for the BCCI IPL as the TATA Group is the epitome of global Indian enterprise with an over 100-year-old legacy and operations in more than 100 countries across six continents.
The BCCI like the TATA Group is keen to promote the spirit of cricket across international borders, and the growing popularity of the IPL as a global sporting franchise bears testimony to the BCCI’s efforts.
said Shah in an official statement.
Adding further he said,
We are truly happy that India’s largest and most trusted group has believed in the IPL growth story and together with the TATA Group, we will look to take Indian cricket and the IPL forward to greater heights.
Brijesh Patel, Chairman of the IPL on Tuesday confirmed TATA as the sponsor of the IPL.
Yes, TATA will replace Vivo as the title sponsor.
Vivo decided to withdraw its name from the IPL this year and thus the road was clear for TATA Group to take up the sponsorship role of the IPL.
The two franchises, Lucknow and Ahmedabad also got clearance from the BCCI.
They have also been given 10-15 days to sign players before the start of the Auction.
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