Chennai Super Kings—it's a brand that has suddenly acquired a whole lot more punch. Evidence: new sponsors, and exciting merchandise.
Just two days ahead of the beginning of the Indian Premier League (IPL), FMCG major Godrej Group on Wednesday launched a consumer connect initiative ''Godrej Power Play'' which will allow its consumers to participate in the league by creating their teams and win rewards while creating a lifestyle of their own using the products in the process.
ITV, a major commercial TV network, has entered into a new four-year deal with Nimbus Communications for the UK broadcast rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket competition.
It's a dream semi-final line up and World Cup fever has struck every nook and corner including the Prime Minister's office. And of course, broadcaster ESPN Star is seeing dollar signs, reports CNBC-TV18's Animesh Das.
India is in the ICC Cricket World Cup semifinal and no matter what happens next the interest in cricket will zoom up after that big win against Australia. All this will have a positive impact on the IPL that starts of on April 8th. Plans for Season 4 are well underway.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Kamal Jain, Group CFO of Eros International said that Ra.One is one of the best films in the company's slate which is coming in FY12. However, he did not comment on the pricing of the movie.
The ongoing final year exams, Cricket World Cup and the euphoria over forthcoming IPL have taken a toll on the multiplex stocks in the January-March quarter. During this period, most multiplex scrips were trading at or are near their 52-week lows.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may rope in insurance companies for the upcoming Indian Premier League. BCCI is in talks with Oriental Insurance for IPL insurance, reports CNBC-TV18.
Chennai, Feb5 (PTI) The Chennai Police has once again summoned suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi and other people in connection with a funds misappropriation case, giving them time till February 15 to appear before it for inquiry.
Here's a slice of what's lined up on CNBC-TV18's show Storyboard: 1200 crore rupees are riding on the ICC Cricket World Cup, the ad industry looks to clean up the mess that's the Abbys and there's a lot cooking on TV.
The IPL auction is over and as per previous years, big bucks have been spent this time as well. But while some players were made richer beyond their dreams at the auction; others are feeling hard done by under the rules. Only those players who have played for India were up for auction leaving those with successful IPL stints to pick up the crumbs.
In what turned out to be one of the major embarrassments in his illustrious career, Sourav Ganguly was left red-faced as there were no takers for the living legend. Similarly Chris Gayle, Brian Lara, Sanath Jayasuriya were all rejected by the franchises on both the days.
Cricket's biggest carnival - the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction - got underway at Bangalore on Saturday, with 353 players going under the hammer and a total of USD 90 million to be spent.
Ten teams, 353 players, 74 matches, USD 9 million salary cap for each team: the Indian Premier League (IPL) is back as the franchisees finalise the list of players they want to bid for in the auction on January 8-9 at Bangalore.