The T20 match this 12 months has moved to the UAE as a result of rising COVID-19 circumstances in India.

“DP World and Royal Challengers Bangalore have signed a long-term sponsorship agreement, making DP World the global logistics partner of the team,” DP World mentioned.

Under the partnership, the corporate will leverage its international logistics expertise to help RCB of their logistics necessities. With the choice to maneuver the T20 match to the United Arab Emirates, the 2 events are collaborating intently to make sure seamless motion and time-definite supply of coaching gears in addition to match kits from India to UAE, it mentioned.

“We are thrilled to partner with Royal Challengers Bangalore… Given the added logistics complexities that are unique to this year’s tournament, we at DP World have been able to leverage our global logistics experience to support RCB,” mentioned Rizwan Soomar, CEO & MD (subcontinent), DP World.

Earlier this 12 months, DP World additionally introduced its tie-up with Renault as title associate and official logistics associate of the Renault DP World F1 Team. The firm is already a worldwide associate of the European Tour and Title Sponsor of the DP World Tour Championship, it mentioned.

“We are delighted to partner with DP World. As the global leader in logistics, the company brings in a lot of experience and value to support us with our logistics requirements, as we prepare to play the tournament in the UAE,” mentioned Royal Challengers Bangalore Chairman Sanjeev Churiwala.

RCB will play its maiden match of this 12 months’s match towards Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 21. DB World’s partnership with RCB brings cricket into the logistics firm’s increasing portfolio of worldwide sports activities partnerships, which additionally contains Golf and Formula 1, amongst others.

The firm additionally options European Golf icon Ian Poulter as its Global Brand Ambassador, mentioned the discharge.

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