Mumbai, 11/1: Tata Group will replace Chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo as the Indian Premier League’s title sponsor from this year, the event’s governing council decided in a meeting on January 11.
“Yes, Tata group is coming in as IPL title sponsor,” IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the development to PTI. “Yes, Tata group is coming in as IPL title sponsor,” IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the development to PTI.
Jay Shah, secretary of BCCI, commenting on the decision said, “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.”
Further, Shah expressed the board’s pleasure at Tata group’s trust in the IPL growth story and aims to take Indian cricket and the IPL forward to greater heights with India’s largest and most trusted business.
He also added, “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.”