Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd (KNPL) has signed up with the Gujarat Lions franchise as associate sponsor for the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League which will begin on April 9, 2016.
Gujarat Lions, captained by Suresh Raina, is one of the two debutant teams this IPL season, and has a mix of experienced and fiery young players such as Brendon McCullum, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Dale Steyn, Aaron Finch and India U-19 captain Ishan Kishan to name a few. Gujarat Lions will battle it out against seven other teams for the title of ‘Indian Premier League Champions 2016.
The association between Kansai Nerolac and Gujarat Lions follows some aggressive advertising by the brand during the recently concluded ICC World 20-20. Kansai Nerolac has also been maintaining a good media presence through on-air ad slots during the IPL over the years.
About Gujarat Lions:
The Gujarat Lions (often abbreviated as GL) are a temporary franchise cricket team based in the city of Rajkot, Gujarat that will play in the Indian Premier League in 2016 and 2017 seasons. The team will serve as one of the replacements for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were both suspended for two seasons due to alleged illegal betting by their respective owners. The franchise is owned by Intex Technologies.
Owner: Keshav Bansal (Intex Technologies)
Captain: Suresh Raina
Coach: Brad Hodge
Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd is the largest industrial paint and second largest decorative paint company of India based in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary of Kansai Paint of Japan. It is engaged in the industrial, automotive and powder coating business.
IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla.
So lets do:
1. Who is Captain Gujarat Lions?
2. ______ ties up with Gujarat Lions for IPL Season 9.
3. Who is the IPL Chairman?
Source – The Economic Times