Paytm has become one of the biggest brands in India. they already sponsored Indian cricket team but in this season IPL, they are an official Umpiring partner in Vivo IPL and also for the next 5 years. It means you would see lots of Paytm logos on the TV as this matches are full of hard hitters.
While announcing the Paytm as official umpire partner, Mr. Rajeev Shukla, Chairman of the IPL, said, “Paytm are presently the Title Sponsors of India Cricket and the relationship has now been extended to the IPL. Both Paytm and BCCI share a strong bond and we will continue to provide great value to Paytm.”
As we know now that Paytm has already bidding for and acquired the title sponsorship rights for India’s domestic and international cricket matches at home for a period of four years with a bid price of Rs 203.28 crore.
With IPL is coming in the next few days, all eyes are will be on the Paytm because they would launch new offers related to IPL. You can already Book IPL 2018 tickets from Paytm but they would offer more like recharges and contest soon.
On this announcement, Mr. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, and CEO of Paytm said, “We are delighted to be the IPL Umpire Partner for the next five years. Cricket has been a key element in Paytm’s brand journey and it has worked brilliantly for our young brand. In addition to IPL, we are also the Title sponsor for India cricket for the last few years. We had a great relationship with the BCCI, and our investment in IPL further reaffirms our commitment to this wonderful sport.”
Its look like Paytm has emerged from just an online recharge website to a whole banking system beating all other rivals. Now with IPL, Paytm will get maximum exposure and good news for the viewer because they will soon offer more discount on IPL Tickings and merchandise too.
The matches will be played at nine venues, across 51 days from April 7 to May 27, 2018. Wankhede Stadium will be hosting the final this time around between the winner of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Qualifier 2, on May 27.
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