hindustantimes 14 HINDUSTAN TIMES, NEW DELHI/GURUGRAM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 05, 2020 IT’S NOT THAT BCCI IS NOT THINKING ABOUT WOMEN’S CRICKET. BUT COMMUNICATION NEEDS TO BE MORE SPECIFIC. ANJUM CHOPRA, former India skipper wants BCCI to be clear on its plans for women’s cricket > OTHER SPONSORS IN CRICKET IPL TITLE SPONSORSHIP OVER THE YEARS ■ ■ ■ INVESTMENT IN OTHER SPORT ■ ■ ■ PALERMO: PUZZLE 15681 ■ DIFFICULTY LEVEL 2008-2012 2013-2018 2016-2017 DLF Pepsi* Vivo Vivo** 2018-2022 *(Pepsi quit in 2016 following the fixing and betting scandal) ₹250cr ₹396cr ₹200cr ₹2,200cr **(Vivo’s offer was way higher than Oppo’s ~1432cr, the next highest bidder. Vivo and Oppo come under the same parent group—BBK Electronics.) Vivo is the title sponsor of Pro Kabaddi League. The five-year-deal, signed in 2017 was for ₹300cr. Dream11 is an official partner of Indian Super League Indian startups Dream11 and Swiggy, which have Tencent as primary investor, are official partner and associate sponsor of BCCI and IPL. Tencent’s headquarters is in Shenzhen, China. Indian startup Paytm, title sponsor for international and domestic matches in India, has China’s Alibaba Group as its primary investor. Byju’s, an Indian startup with investments from Tencent, is the main shirt sponsor of the India teams. LI NING IN BADMINTON PV Sindhu ₹48cr Kidambi Srikanth ₹35cr Parupalli Kashyap ₹8cr Manu Attri ₹8cr B Sumeeth Reddy and till 2022 till 2022 till 2020 till 2020 (doubles) LI NING WITH IOA ₹2 cr + free kit Till 2021
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