IDFC First is the title sponsor of all BCCI international and domestic home matches.

The BCCI had issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Title Sponsor Rights For BCCI Events. The BCCI is pleased to announce that IDFC First Bank Limited was the successful bidder in the ITT process (subject to definitive documentation and other formalities being fulfilled).

IDFC First will be the Title Sponsor for all international matches (both men and women), domestic cricket matches such as the Irani Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Ranji Trophy organized by the BCCI, as well as all junior cricket (Under 19 and Under 23) matches held in India during this relationship.

This sponsorship, as well as the activations surrounding the Title Sponsor, are intended to strengthen IDFC First’s connection with cricket fans across the country and beyond. BCCI is affiliated with this organization & IDFC First will work together to provide unparalleled experiences and connection with cricket fans.

The collaboration will begin next month with a three-match One-Day International series against Australia. This competition will usher in a new era in which IDFC First and the BCCI collaborate to provide exceptional experiences for cricket fans.

According to Mr. Roger Binny, President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI):“We are delighted to have IDFC First as the title sponsor for all of our home games.” Their dedication and ambition are in line with the spirit of cricket, and we look forward to a fruitful cooperation that benefits both the game and its devoted fans.”

Mr. Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary of the BCCI, stated:”A new chapter in Indian cricket begins as IDFC First takes center stage as the title sponsor for the BCCI’s home matches.” We are thrilled to be working together to deliver an amazing experience for fans, players, and all stakeholders. We’ve found a collaborator who shares our commitment to excellence and innovation. With their help as title sponsor, we plan to revolutionize cricket experiences and accelerate the growth of our great game.”

Mr. Rajeev Shukla, Vice-President of the BCCI, stated:“The BCCI is delighted to have IDFC First on board, and we are thrilled to announce our title sponsorship of BCCI’s international and domestic home matches.” Cricket is more than simply a sport; it is a phenomenon that unifies millions of people across the country. This collaboration enables us to contribute to the development of both cricket and the banking business.”

Mr Ashish Shelar, BCCI Treasurer, said:“We are delighted to have IDFC First as the sole title sponsor of our prestigious events.” This relationship is a big milestone for the BCCI, and together, we will improve the experience of cricket fans around the world. We look forward to working together to create memorable occasions for fans.”

Mr Devajit Saikia, BCCI Joint Secretary, said: “The title sponsorship gives our events a new dimension, allowing us to reach new heights in terms of engagement and impact.” We’re thrilled to have them on board as we continue to show the globe the best of cricket. Cricket is a sport that brings people together from all around the world, and our collaboration with IDFC First exemplifies that mentality.”

Mr.  Madhivanan Balakrishnan, ED & COO, IDFC FIRST Bank said,“This collaboration between IDFC FIRST Bank and the BCCI brings together two strong brands committed to providing exceptional experiences to billions of fans.” For the next three years, we are thrilled to be the Title Sponsor of all international cricket matches played in India, as well as all domestic championships. As a major believer in the unifying force of sports, this engagement perfectly matches with our goal of connecting with Indians across the country. This collaboration is a significant step forward in IDFC FIRST Bank’s mission to become a world-class bank.”

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