Kings XI Punjab ropes in EbixCash as title sponsor for IPL 2020
MUMBAI: Kickstarting the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on a good note, franchise Kings XI Punjab has roped in EbixCash as their title sponsor. To begin with, the Mohali-based franchise and EbixCash have agreed on a three-year association. The team also welcomed former India legend Anil Kumble as director of cricket operations for the 12th edition of the league.
Commenting on Kumble’s appointment, Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon said, “We are excited to have Anil Kumble, a calm and composed legend as the Director of Cricket Operations. With his vast experience and knowledge of the game, we are absolutely confident that it will add great value to the franchise and provide a learning opportunity for the young and experienced talent in the squad.”
“We are pleased to associate with EbixCash and welcome them as our title sponsors. The VIVO IPL 2020 is a fresh start for us, and we believe that it will be a mutually beneficial and fruitful journey for both brands.”
Ebix chairman, president, and CEO Robin Raina stated, “EbixCash is thrilled to partner with Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming season. We see Kings XI Punjab as one of the strongest teams in the Indian Premier League and their passion, commitment, and lively Punjabi culture are commendable. This partnership will provide us with a unique opportunity to connect with the audience across India.”
Kumble said, “I am looking forward to work with the fantastic mix of young and seasoned players in the squad. Coming back as a coach of a cricket team again, I hope to make a significant contribution to KXIP’s journey ahead.”