IPL 2020: Sourav Ganguly says ‘well done BCCI’ after signing new deal
It is a three-season partnership between the BCCI and CREDO which will see the association run through till the 2022 IPL season
Mumbai: The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) announced CRED will be ‘official partner’ for the IPL beginning with the 2020 edition which will be held in the UAE from September 19.
It is a three-season partnership which will see the association run through till the 2022 season, the BCCI said in a media advisory on Wednesday (September 2).
On Twitter BCCI president Sourav Ganguly lauded the Indian cricket board for getting an official partner during “tough market situation”.
“Well done bcci .. in this tuff market situation .. (sic),” Ganguly wrote.
CRED, which allows users to pay credit card bills through its mobile applications, aims to make financial decisions smooth and rewarding for its members.
Brijesh Patel, Chairman, IPL, said, “We are very pleased to have CRED on board as the 'Official Partner' of the Indian Premier League 2020 to 2022. IPL is one of the most innovative sporting leagues of the world and we are delighted to have a brand as unique and innovative as CRED partner us. I am sure more people across the country will take notice of them as we embark on this exciting journey.”
Kunal Shah, Founder and CEO, CRED, said, “We are extremely pleased to be associated with IPL, without a question among the most high-profile events on the world’s sporting calendar. CRED is aimed at giving millions of people access to the good life through improved credit standing, trusted community, and special experiences. IPL represents the pinnacle of consumer experiences, powered by a global community of cricketers, fans and enthusiasts.
“We look forward to participating in this festival of sporting excellence, which celebrates peak performance for the individual, the team and the community. Through this synergy, we want to celebrate and recognise millions of Indians who hold the same values that IPL and CRED cherish.”