INTRO: The Chinese cell phone maker Vivo has been the patron for IPL since 2018, yet today the organization has pulled out of supporting the T20 competition this year. As per reports, Vivo isn’t ending its multi-year sponsorship program with the BCCI and will support the competition in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
The news comes in the midst of rising enemy of China estimations inside India and expanding reaction against Vivo being the backer for the mainstream cricket competition. The current year’s IPL is set to be held in the UAE, with the matches being held in Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi.
As per a source inside the BCCI that spoke with Money Control, the purpose for Vivo pulling out may likewise have something to do with the organization needing to pay decreased sums for the title sponsorship. Vivo should pay Rs. 440 crore this year as a feature of the arrangement, however, the organization needed a cut of Rs. 130 crore referring to helpless deals because of the counter China’s conclusions in the nation.
BCCI will be drifting a delicate during the current year’s title sponsorship in the following three days and afterward settle on the supporter for the competition, said the source.
In the interim, an individual from the IPL Governing Council talked with PTI and said “Everything I can say is that every one of our backers is with us. Ideally, you can figure out the real story.”
IPL 2020 is set to start from September 19 and continue for 53 days, coming full circle in a last that is set to be played in November 2020. Evening matches will begin from 3:30 pm IST, and night matches will start from 7:30 pm IST.