On 20 August Thursday, Indian Premier League shared its new Logo after Dream11 was confirmed as the new IPL sponsor for new IPL season 2020. IPL choose Instagram story to reveal its new logo with hashtag “#Dream11IPL”.
Mumbai Indians, 2019 IPL champions also shared this logo on their Instagram and wrote: “Now taking guard, #Dream11IPL”. MI is playing their first IPL match on September 19 in UAE.
Fantasy Cricket League Platform Dream11 was confirmed as the new title sponsor for the 2020 season of the IPL by the Indian Board of Control of Cricket on Wednesday.
After Chinese company Vivo stepped out from IPL sponsorship, Dream11 won IPL title rights for 2020 as highest bidder and outbid education-technology platforms Byju’s and Unacademy to win the race.
Dream11 is currently partnering with 19 sports leagues across the world, along with 6 IPL franchises.
Resources said Dream11 wanted to have Three year contract with BCCI but the board did not show any interest.
BCCI had said that this will be a one-year deal but Dream11 wanted to have it for three years. Dream11 has offered Rs 222 crore for this year, Rs 240 crore for the next year and Rs 240 crore for the third year. sources said.
The 2020 season of IPL was originally scheduled to begin on March 29 but due to CoronaVirus Pandemic it was postponed and later it was shifted to the United Arab Emirates.
The 13th edition of IPL will be played at three venues in UAE (Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi).
Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab on Thursday took flight for UAE, where they will undergo quarantine.
Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will leave for the United Arab Emirates on Friday.
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