The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and BYJU’S have agreed to renew the arrangement for the Indian team’s jersey sponsorship. The agreement with the Bangalore-based global educational technology company was recently accepted by the BCCI’s Apex Council. Otherwise, the BYJU’S agreement was set to expire after the ongoing series against Sri Lanka.
BYJU’S taking over the sponsorship
The contract was extended for another year. After the current series, it would have come to an end. In 2019, BYJU’s took over as the shirt sponsor, replacing Chinese mobile manufacturer Oppo. The agreement went into effect in September of this year.
BYJU’S will take over all of the current team sponsor OPPO Mobiles India Private Limited’s commitments. BCCI said that they are happy to welcome India’s leading education and learning app BYJU’S’S as the official sponsor of Team India from September 5, 2019, to March 31, 2022.
After the exchange of the sponsorship freedoms from Oppo, BYJU’s has been paying BCCI INR 4.61 crore for a reciprocal game and Rs 1.56 for a worldwide fixture.
BCCI’s decision on South Africa series venue
In the meantime, while confirming the schedule of the five-match Twenty20 series, to be played at home against South Africa in June. In the meeting of March 3, the Apex Council meeting passed a goal expressing, “The BCCI is facilitating South Africa for 5 T20 Internationals in the long stretch of June.
The rotation policy which has passed up facilitating the T20Is according to the BCCI turn strategy is – Cuttack, Vizag, Trivandrum, and Mohali. However, according to the pivot strategy, the scenes succumbing to the impending series are – Chennai, Bengaluru, Nagpur, Rajkot, and Delhi.
The Apex Council goal added that the resolution is passing up a great opportunity. Trivandrum, Mohali, Bengaluru, and Nagpur will be changed in the following home series during the September-October window.”