KSCA announced at a press conference at Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday that The Shriram Group is the title sponsor of the grand Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20. They will come on board as title sponsor from this season for a period of 3 years.
Roger Binny, President of KSCA, welcomed the conglomerate and said: “In the spirit of KSCA’s vision to achieve greater sports excellence in Karnataka, we are delighted to partner with the Shriram Group, who have joined us for a period of three years. adds as title sponsor. Thank you, Shriram Group, for believing in the KSCA vision and supporting Karnataka cricket.”
The Twenty20 cricket tournament will be held in memory of the late HRH Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the former president of KSCA and Maharaja of Mysore. The Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 kicks off on August 7 in Mysore, with the first leg of the competitions at the Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Ground in Mysore. A total of 18 matches will be played in Mysore, followed by a total of 16 matches, including the Bengaluru final at Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Shriram Capital is the holding company of the Shriram Group which has a dominant presence in lending, non-life insurance, life insurance, asset management, asset management and other financial services. The Group manages assets of more than Rs 2 lakh crores. DV Ravi, Managing Director Shriram Capital Limited said: “We are delighted to be the title sponsor of the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T-20 Tournament. The Shriram Group has been actively involved in various state associations in promoting cricket. The group is also the title sponsor of the Tamil Nadu Premier League and Andhra Premier League. We are proud to partner with KSCA in this event as Karnataka has produced many world class cricketers and is one of the top teams in the country. We wish the tournament a great success.”
Mr. M. Murali, Chairman and Managing Director of Shriram Properties said: “The Shriram Group is strongly committed to the development of cricket in Karnataka and has a passion for promoting sportsmanship, discipline and integrity among its youth. We are confident that the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 will be a great platform for teams and players from all over Karnataka to come together and showcase their talent.”
The draw for the highly anticipated tournament will be held on Saturday at Chinnaswamy Stadium and broadcast live on Star Sports Kannada. The two-week T20 extravaganza will be broadcast live on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports Kannada. It will also be streamed live on the Fancode app for greater consumption.