In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, fans have seen all the teams play one game each till now and it’s already a hit amongst sports enthusiasts. The new season of IPL has offered people additional reasons to relax on their couches and enjoy top-notch cricketing action for the upcoming two months. It all started with the opening match, in which the reigning champion Gujarat Titans (GT) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for the third consecutive time, since 2022.
While some of the biggest names in the game, both seasoned veterans and up-and-coming players, will be featured in the competition, fans can expect an exciting cricket spectacular. Everyone has settled in, and things are just getting started.
As the tournament is underway in some fine fashion, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also roped in numerous brands as sponsors for the 16th edition of IPL. Let’s take a look at the sponsor’s list of the cash-rich league.
Title Sponsor: Tata Group
One of the top commercial giants, the Tata Group has its headquarters in India and was established by Jamsetji Tata in 1868. With activities spanning six continents and 100 countries, the firm offers goods and services in more than 150 nations.
Moreover, Tata Group also serves as the official title sponsor of the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Official Sponsor: Dream11, CRED, Upstox, RuPay, Visit Saudi, and Herbalife
Users of Dream11, an Indian fantasy sports website, can participate in fantasy matches for baseball, American football, hockey, kabaddi, handball, basketball, volleyball, rugby, and other sports. Dream11, in 2019, became the first fantasy sports brand in India to become a unicorn.
On CRED, people receive special discounts and access to premium experiences in exchange for making prompt credit card bill payments. This application enables cardholders to manage several cards and analyse their credit score.
Speaking of the online discount broker app, Upstox provides trading services for commodities and stocks. It is one of the 200 or more significant stock brokers with retail trading services that have been in operation for ten to twenty-five years.
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) created and introduced RuPay on March 26, 2012, a global financial services and payment system. It was developed to achieve the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) goal of developing a national, open, and multilateral payment system.
Moving further, Visit Saudi, which is powered by Saudi Tourism Authority, was created to meet the demands of travel agencies and other business partners and thereby assist the expansion of the travel and tourism industry.
With more than 40 years of expertise in nurturing potential in everyone, Herbalife Nutrition is a reputable leader in the nutrition industry. Products may be customized to a person’s specific demands and taste preferences.
Official Orange and Purple Cap Partner: Aramco
One of the largest integrated energy and chemical corporations in the world, Aramco provides societal and economic advantages to people and communities all over the world who depend on the essential energy the company provides.
Official Umpire Partner: Paytm
Based in Noida, Paytm is a multinational financial technology business that specialises in digital payments and financial services. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, working for One97 Communications, founded the company in 2010.
Official Strategic Timeout Partner: CEAT
Lastly, CEAT, one of India’s top tyre companies and the main business of the RPG GROUP, was founded in 1958. CEAT offers top-notch goods and services in more than 110 nations, all to assist in the secure and intelligent movement of people and goods.