ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board)
The England and Wales Cricket Board has today (Friday) announced banking group NatWest as the title partner of the upcoming Pakistan Test series, while opticians chain Specsavers has been named as the body’s official Test partner in a deal that begins with the summer series against India.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has expanded its partnership with the UK division of Korean automotive manufacturer Kia.
Insurance company Royal London has renewed its partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board, through which it will retain title sponsorship rights to men’s and women’s domestic and international one-day cricket.
RBS Group-owned bank NatWest has increased the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) money on its top sponsor position, signing a four-year deal, from 2017 to 2020, to replace supermarket Waitrose.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) continues to set the standard in terms of revenue from its two major sponsorship positions, extending its Nike kit supply deal at the start of this year, but other key cricket boards have seen big increases in 2016.
Beer brand Foster's has decided that English cricket will be the focal point of its revived sports strategy, 11 years on from its last cricket deal in the country.
Korean automotive company Kia has agreed a deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board to extend its partnership with the England national women’s team.