Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

To mark the start of the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand this month, Sports Sponsorship Insider has completed a survey of the sponsorship portfolios for the boards of Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.

The Kings XI Punjab Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket franchise has unveiled telecommunications company HTC as its principal sponsor for the 2015 season.

Consumer electronics company Micromax has secured the title sponsorship rights for international and domestic cricket that will take place in India over the next year.

Indian Premier League teams, including last year’s champions the Mumbai Indians, accepted last minute, cut price deals to sell out inventory in the run up to the seventh edition of the Twenty20 cricket competition, IPL 7, currently underway.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has awarded the sponsorship rights to the national team for the period spanning January 1, 2014 through March 2017 to Star India – a move that further strengthens the media group’s presence in Indian cricket.

Central sponsorship revenue for the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament is down by around four per cent in 2013