Global payments and technology company MasterCard will be the title sponsor of all international matches and domestic competitions held at the home of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Mastercard to replace mobile payment app company Paytm. According to a BCCI press release, “Mastercard will be the title sponsor for all international matches held at home.
Global payments and technology company MasterCard will be the title sponsor of all international matches and domestic competitions held at the home of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Let us tell you, Mastercard will replace mobile payment app company Paytm.
Paytm had a detailed discussion with the BCCI officials about the transfer of sponsorship rights after which a change of sponsorship was considered final. According to a BCCI press release: “All international matches (both women’s and men’s) held at MasterCard home ground, domestic cricket matches such as Irani Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Ranji Trophy organized by BCCI, as well as all those held in India Junior cricket (Under 19 and under 23) will be the title sponsor for the matches.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said, “Apart from the home international series, BCCI’s domestic tournaments are important as they are a step towards making India a strong international team.”
“We are in an exciting phase in Indian cricket” – Jay Shah
Secretary Jay Shah said: “We are in an exciting phase in Indian cricket as we are set to host Australia and South Africa for the limited overs series before the T20 World Cup followed by the series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand and next year. There will be the coveted Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the beginning of the year.
“The calendar is full with the return of the Duleep Trophy in domestic cricket and a full-fledged Ranji Trophy season. The 2022-23 season will see a lot of competition across age groups and I am sure it will be a successful partnership.
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