Paytm to be official umpire partner for IPL

ANI | Updated: Mar 12, 2018 17:26 IST

Mumbai [India], March 12 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced Paytm as the official umpire partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years.

Paytm is also the title sponsor for Indian Cricket.

Rajeev Shukla, Chairman of the IPL, said, "Paytm are presently the title sponsors of India Cricket and the relationship has now been extended to the IPL. Both Paytm and BCCI share a strong bond and we will continue to provide great value to Paytm."

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of Paytm, said, "We have had a great relationship with the BCCI, and our investment in IPL further reaffirms our commitment to this wonderful sport."

The 11th edition of the IPL will begin from April 7.

The iconic Wankhede Stadium will host the final of the event on May 27.(ANI)