Singapore Cricket Affiliation (SCA) has awarded the advertising and organizing rights for the SCA T10 Cricket to Dubai/Pakistan based mostly Progressive Manufacturing Group (IPG). 5 corporations had submitted expression of curiosity (EOI) after SCA had floated an RFP (request for proposal) for the sale of rights in August this 12 months.
The IPG Group has emerged as the best bidder for the rights. That is the second main cricket league for which the IPG Group has bagged the rights after the profitable Lanka Premier League (LPL) in Sri Lanka.
A digital contract signing ceremony was hosted collectively by SCA and IPG Group in compliance with Covid pointers on sixteenth December 2020 the place SCA President Mr Mahmood Gaznavi signed the contract paperwork on behalf of host Governing Physique SCA within the presence of Deputy President Mr Subir Ghatak, Vice Presidents Mr Manesh M and Mr S Santhanam, Hon. Tresurer Mr Neeraj S and CEO of the SCA Mr Saad Khan Janjua.
Watch the ceremony right here:
President of Singapore Cricket Affiliation (SCA) Mr Mahmood Gaznavi stated, “T10 is a superb new dimension of cricket that represents the vastness of the viewers. We’ve proven prior to now that Singapore is the best host for this nice sport with historical past of internet hosting Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. I consider that Singapore are the best vacation spot to bridge cultures via cricket. Singapore Cricket Affiliation is able to have a good time this nice sport and appears ahead to bringing our imaginative and prescient to life with the IPG Group.”
SCA CEO Mr Saad Khan Januja stated, “SCA is proud to deliver the T10 cricket league to Singapore with a brand new essence. We’ve envisioned a event with the IPG Group, that encapsulates the spirit of cricket as we introduce the first-ever males’s staff and girls’s staff format. We on the SCA passionately consider, attaining transition in alignment with trendy tendencies to remodel cricket to ‘CRICKETAINMENT’ and knowledge to ‘INFOTAINMENT’.”
Managing Director of the IPG Group, Mr Jawad Ghulam Rasool, added, “The IPG Group will work carefully with SCA and can at all times thrive so as to add worth to the prevailing cricketing ecosystem in Singapore.”
The ten-year rights bagged by the IPG Group embrace TV & digital broadcasting rights, manufacturing rights, franchisee gross sales rights and league administration rights. That is the primary T10 league the place each women and men’s groups will probably be collaborating. The primary 12 months could have six groups within the fray and the quantity will probably be elevated to eight groups from the third 12 months onwards. The league is scheduled to be held within the second half of 2021 in Singapore.