India’s largest learning platform Unacademy has become an official partner for the cricket competition Indian Premier League (IPL). Both entities signed a deal of three years, starting with the 2020 edition. On August 29, 2020, the IPL T20 official website released a press release disclosing it.
Indian Premier League is one of the biggest cricketing platforms all over the world. Global cricket fans eagerly wait to watch IPL every year. Many people worldwide make their way to the respective stadiums to watch and enjoy, while others simply and comfortably watch and enjoy by sitting from the safety of their home. Unacademy wants to be India’s most prominent brand in the consumer-internet space through the partnership with IPL.
The IPL Chairman, Mr. Brijesh Patel, said, “We are pleased to have Unacademy on board as the ‘Official Partner’ of the Indian Premier League 2020 to 2022. IPL Is the most-watched cricket league in India and as a homegrown Indian edutech company we believe that Unacademy can create a huge positive impact on the aspirations of the audience watching, especially the millions of Indian youth who are seeking inspiration in their careers.”
Unacademy is an Indian online education technology company that was founded in 2015. It is headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Roman Saini founded the
Bengaluru-based edutech firm to build an online knowledge repository for multi-languages. They bring expert global educators together into a single platform.
Gaurav Munjal originated this concept as a YouTube channel in 2010. Hemesh Singh is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the firm. The Bengaluru edutech firm is thankful to BCCI and IPL for the opportunity given to them; their keen eyes are also on a long and fruitful knot.
The thirteenth IPL edition will commence on 19 September 2020 and conclude on 10 November 2020 in the United States of Emirates (UAE) with three cricketing venues such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.