The marquee T20 competition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the DP World International League T20 (ILT20) has signed a commercial alliance with the leading financial institution in the Middle East, Emirates NBD.
The deal enables Emirates NBD to be the official banking partner of the ongoing DP World ILT20 2024.
The competition announced this new alliance on its various social media handles with the caption, “We are delighted to welcome on board Emirates NBD, one of MENA region’s leading banks, as the Official Banking Partner for #DPWorldILT20 Season 2!”
We are delighted to welcome on board Emirates NBD, one of MENA region's leading banks, as the Official Banking Partner for #DPWorldILT20 Season 2!— International League T20 (@ILT20Official) January 19, 2024
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Speaking on the new collaboration, David White, Chief Executive Officer at DP World ILT20, stated, “We are delighted to have one of the most reputable banks in the region, Emirates NBD join us as the Official Banking Partner. The DP World ILT20 has established itself as one of the top T20 leagues in the world and with such an amazing partner in Emirates NBD join hands with us, we are fully geared towards delivering riveting cricketing action in Season 2 which begins at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday, 19 January 2024. We look forward to a strong association with Emirates NBD and welcome them wholeheartedly to the DP World ILT20.”
Shayne Nelson, Group CEO at Emirates NBD, remarked, “At Emirates NBD we always endeavour to create long lasting partnerships with leading brands and sporting events, which makes our sponsorship of the DP World ILT20 such an exciting association for us. The league is now firmly established as UAE’s very own T20 tournament with a world-class player roster and six globally recognised franchises. As the UAE’s leading local bank, we are proud to support this world class sporting event with a local spin.”
In the MENAT area, Emirates NBD Group is a well-known name in financial services. In addition to representative offices in China and Indonesia, the corporation operates in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, India, Turkey, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Russia, and Bahrain.