Indian Cricket Team Gets New Sponsor

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Mobile manufacturing company Oppo Mobiles is the new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 1, 2017 for a period of five years.

The team sponsorship rights include the title of official team sponsor and the right to display a commercial logo in the kits of the India men’s, women’s, A and Under-19 teams.

The current base price for bilateral matches involving India has been set at Rs 4.1 crore (approx.) and for Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and International Cricket Council (ICC) matches, it is Rs 1.56 crore (approx) – almost a four-fold increase from its earlier rate.

The existing rights holders Star India ended its four-year association with the BCCI.