Following the partnership, Garuda Aerospace has been named the official drone partner of CSK for IPL 2023, marking the first-ever drone partnership for a team.
The Chennai-based franchise announced its brand new affiliation through its social media platforms.
The partnership will focus on bringing cricket to synergise with technology to give the best experience of the game to fans across the globe.
The first-ever dual DGCA-approved drone startup, Garuda Aerospace develops Make in India drones and helps young professionals to develop themselves in the arena of drone technology. The startup founded in 2015, also roped MS Dhoni as the brand ambassador.
Before this development, CSK onboarded Vision11 in its sponsorship portfolio for the 2023 edition.
Talking about the new association, Agnishwar Jayaprakash, Founder and CEO of Garuda Aerospace, said, “We are extremely excited to partner with Chennai Super Kings, one of the most iconic teams in the competition. As a long-time fan of Chennai Super Kings, it is a dream come true for us to partner with the team we love the most. This partnership represents a perfect synergy of two organizations that share a common vision of leveraging technology and innovation to achieve success. Although our company colors are blue, we will bleed yellow this season.”
Mr. Kasi Viswanathan, CEO of Chennai Super Kings, said, “We are delighted to have Garuda Aerospace as our official drone partner. As a team that considers innovation an important part of our success and growth, we are thrilled to partner with a company like Garuda Aerospace that shares our values and commitment to excellence. Their focus on innovation and youth training align perfectly with our values at Chennai Super Kings”.
The Super Kings will be starting their campaign in the opening clash of the tournament against the reigning champions, Gujarat Titans on March 31 in Ahmedabad.