Micromax wins Title Sponsorship Rights for 2014-15
BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel welcomes Micromax Informatics Ltd as a partner for the 2014-15 season
The Marketing Committee of the BCCI met at the Cricket Centre, Mumbai, earlier today, to receive the bids made for Title Sponsorship of International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India in the 2014-15 season.
The winning bid for the Title Sponsorship Rights in the 2014-15 season was made by Micromax Informatics Ltd, for a fee of ` 18,01,80,000.
"The BCCI welcomes Micromax Informatics Ltd as a partner for the 2014-15 season. The forthcoming series between India and the West Indies will feature some exciting cricket. There will be plenty of action in the domestic competitions as well. We have no doubt that it will be a fruitful association," Sanjay Patel, Hony. Secretary, BCCI, said.
Ravi Shastri appointed Director of Cricket for ODI series
Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar join Team India support staff
In culmination of the discussions among all the office bearers of BCCI over the last couple of weeks, the BCCI has decided to avail the services of former India captain, Mr. Ravi Shastri to oversee and guide the Indian cricket team for the forthcoming one day international matches against England. Mr. Duncan Fletcher will continue as Head Coach while Ravi Shastri will be the overall in- charge of cricket affairs of the Indian Team.
In their continuing efforts to re-energise the support to the team, the BCCI has given a break to the bowling coach Mr Joe Dawes and the fielding coach, Mr Trevor Penny for the one day series and appointed Mr Sanjay Bangar, former Indian all rounder and former India fast bowler Mr Bharat Arun as the Asst. coaches of the team. Mr R.Sridhar will join the support team as the fielding coach for the one day series.