January 17, 2021

‘Dream11 as a fantasy sports activities model will develop engagement of IPL with its followers’: IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel – cricket

A day after fantasy sports activities model Dream11 received the IPL 2020 title sponsorship rights, an official media advisory from the league confirmed the identical on Wednesday. “The IPL Governing Council has introduced Dream11 as the brand new Title Sponsor of the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League. Dream11 (Sporta Applied sciences Pvt. Ltd) is an Indian firm based mostly in Mumbai, Maharashtra,” the official IPL launch said.

The discharge additionally talked about Dream11’s rising presence in sports activities in India. “Dream11’s affiliation with sports activities has grown over time and it’s presently partnering a complete of 19 sports activities leagues together with 6 Indian Premier League Franchises,” the discharge mentioned.


IPL chairman Brijesh Patel mentioned that Dream11’s affiliation with the league will assist enhance engagement of the followers with IPL.

“We welcome Dream11 on board as Title Sponsor for the 2020 version of the IPL. Dream11 upgrading their affiliation from an Official Associate to Title Sponsors is a superb testomony to the model IPL. Dream11 as a fantasy sports activities model will solely develop the engagement of the IPL with its followers. As a digital model it is going to give them leverage to create thrilling on-line engagement for followers sitting at dwelling and watching the matches. We look ahead to delivering nice worth to Dream11,” Patel was quoted as saying within the realease.

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“The launch of IPL in 2008 gave start to the concept of Dream11. As avid sports activities followers, we wished to supply fantasy cricket to IPL followers to assist them additional interact with the game they love and showcase their sports activities information & talent. Being a proud homegrown Indian model that’s made in India, by Indians and completely for Indian sports activities followers, we want to thank the BCCI for giving us a possibility to change into the Title Sponsor of IPL, which in our opinion is the world’s best sports activities property. We consider that ‘Dream11 IPL’ additionally completely defines what IPL is all about: each crew fielding its Dream11 crew culminating within the IPL finals figuring out The Dream11. We’re joyful to proceed constructing our partnership with BCCI & IPL to additional promote sports activities fan engagement in India, and look ahead to 10 Crore+ Indians making their Dream11 for each Dream11 IPL match,” Harsh Jain, CEO & Co-Founder, Dream Sports activities (Dream11) mentioned.

The IPL 2020 season can be performed within the United Arab Emirates from September 19 and the ultimate can be performed on November 10. The matches can be performed throughout three venues in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.