The much-awaited T20 tournament of Tamil Nadu, the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) will begin tomorrow i.e. June 12 and will run until July 12, 2023.
The seventh season of the tournament will feature eight clubs, including the reigning champions Chepauk Super Gillies, competing for the title across four venues in the state. Following the round-robin stage, the top four clubs will proceed to the TNPL playoffs.
The TNPL 2023 league stage games are scheduled to start in Coimbatore before moving on to Dindigul, Salem, and Tirunelveli. The season begins at SNR College Cricket Ground in Coimbatore, and the finals will take place at the Indian Cement Company Ground in Tirunelveli.
Being the most successful domestic T20 franchise tournament after the Indian Premier League (IPL), the organisers have managed to secure numerous sponsorship deals for the upcoming season. Let’s look at the sponsors of TNPL 2023.
Title Partner: Shriram Capital
Shriram Capital, a subsidiary of the Shriram Group, is well-versed in lending, non-life health insurance, life insurance, asset management, and other financial services. The organisation controls assets worth more than INR 2 lakh crore.
Strength Partner: SharonPly
SharonPly has been at the forefront of several unique and groundbreaking endeavours since its establishment in 1987. As the first plywood manufacturer to receive ISO-9002 and ISO-14001 certifications, the brand also holds the unique distinction of being the only company to export quality plywood to Japan, which is regarded as the world leader in Plywood technology.
aha is an Indian on-demand streaming service that provides Telugu and Tamil content. Arha Media & Broadcasting Private Limited, a joint venture between Geetha Arts and My Home Group, owns aha.
Dream11, a fantasy sports platform, enables individuals to engage in fantasy cricket, hockey, football, kabaddi, and basketball. In April 2019, Dream11 became the first Indian gaming firm to become a unicorn. The fantasy sports platform is a skill-based game where users assemble a team of actual players for a forthcoming match in order to battle against other fans for substantial financial rewards.
Joyco, a Spanish candy business, first introduced Boomer in 1995, which is Mars Wrigley’s most popular product in India. It is sold in 1.4 million shops ranging from metros to tier 1 cities to rural areas.
Boost, which was founded in Leeds in 2001, is the third-largest-selling energy drink brand in independent retail. Boost Drinks also has the second-largest selling variety of isotonic sports drinks, the fastest-growing ready-to-drink iced coffee brand, and the third-largest selling tasty protein shakes, in addition to its broader range of appealing energy drinks in a number of flavours and forms.
Upstox is an online discount broker that specialises in stock and commodity trading. It is one of the 200 or so large stock brokers that provide retail trading services and have been in business for around 25 years.
Sonata Software Limited, based in Bengaluru, Karnataka, is a major modernising and digital engineering firm. The corporation, which was created in 1986, has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Sports News Partner: SportsBuzz11
SportsBuzz11, a platform for online fantasy sports, provides its customers with a one-of-a-kind sporting experience. The platform is more than simply a website where true cricket lovers may fulfil their cricket fantasies. SportsBuzz11 aims to improve the user’s ability to play fantasy games in a completely secure environment.
Orange and Purple Cap partner: Ather Energy
Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain created Ather Energy, an Indian EV firm based in Bengaluru, in 2013. The company is a market leader in its field, having created Ather Grid, which provides electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the country.
Umpire Partner: Cycle Agarbatti
Cycle Agarbatti is the flagship brand of the NR Group, an incense and prayer materials maker based in India. Cycle has a 15-18% share in the incense market in India, which is projected to be worth INR 1500 crore in total.
NFT Partner: FanCraze
FanCraze is an elite cricket NFT platform where fans can utilise NFTs to collect, trade, and interact with sports. The NFT corporation has a long history of collaborating with cricket organisations and teams.