One of the biggest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero Motocorp limited has extended partnership with Caribbean Premier League and it will remain sponsor of CPLT20 until 2018. The upcoming three editions will be known as “Hero Caribbean Premier League” or “Hero CPL T20” till 2018. First time the company became title sponsor of mega twenty20 championship in 2015.
Hero Motocorp Ltd. Chairman and CEO Mr. Pawan Munjal said,”Cricket continues to be one of the most popular sports in various parts of the world, and the Hero CPL has become an eagerly-awaited annual event for cricket fans not just in the Caribbean but across the globe. The extension of our Title Sponsorship of the Hero CPL is also in keeping with the increasing global presence of Brand Hero, which is now present in 30 countries across Asia, Africa and South and Central America. The Hero CPL is now set to become one of the important events in Hero’s annual global sporting calendar.”
The Chairman of Hero Caribbean Premier League Mr. Richard Bevan said, “On behalf of the Management and Board I am delighted to announce that Hero MotoCorp will continue its affiliation with CPL as Title Sponsor of the biggest party in sport for the next three years. Following the successes of the West Indies Men’s, Women’s and Under-19 teams on the international circuit over the last few months, we are excited about this year’s competition which will once again see the best Caribbean and international talent project their skills to a growing local and international audience. This year the CPL will be breaking new ground with the first foray for professional cricket into the USA, and we are delighted that Hero MotoCorp will be joining us on this journey.”
The fourth edition of Caribbean Premier League is scheduled to play from 29 June to 7 August across 7 venues.