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Micromax named title sponsors of Asia Cup

March 05, 2012 14:00 IST

Micromax Informatics Limited has bagged the title sponsorship for Asia Cup cricket tournament for the second consecutive year.

One of the World's premier cricketing events, Asia Cup will feature India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as they battle to emerge as the winner of the Champions, scheduled to be hosted by Bangladesh from March 11 to 23.

Nimbus Sport and Micromax has entered into an agreement and the event will be now titled as Micromax Asia Cup 2012.

Announcing the sponsorship, Yannick Colaco, Chief Operating Officer, Nimbus Sport said, "Micromax is an exciting brand, close to the heart of youth, and one which is a good match to the dynamic and vibrant nature of this event.

"As we come together, once again to present an action packed cricket series of the year, we expect this event to be an exemplary celebration of sportsmanship," he added.

Commenting on the association, Deepak Mehrotra, CEO, Micromax said, "We are proud to be part of the Asia Cup 2012, which is the one of most coveted cricket championship in Asia. Cricket is not just another sport, but a culture that connects youth beyond boundaries.

"We are proud to be associated with this game and are elated to continue our patronage and support for the game.

The television coverage of the entire Series is being produced by Nimbus Sport and the broadcast TV partner in India will be Neo Cricket.

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