Though earlier Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan Papon had indicated that the Board will not be going for a long-term contract. As a result, there was a lack of interest among sponsors for the title sponsorship rights of the national men’s team, Bangladesh A side, the U-19 men’s team and the national women’s side. The tournament will feature Sri Lankan presence as pacer Isuru Udana was purchased by the Royal Challengers Bangalore during the IPL 2020 auction last year. BCB is not only without a sponsor but also without a media rights deal in place for the current cycle. Journey of Unilever with Bangladesh national cricket team will start with the Asia Cup 2018 in UAE later this month where their logo of its product Lifebuoy will be attached on the Bangladesh National Team kit. It is to mention that Unilever Bangladesh has successfully presumed into patronising sports in Bangladesh recent times. This ushers a fresh promise and opens a new door of long-term cooperation and relationship.”. BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury and Unilever Bangladesh’s Finance Director Zahidul Islam Malita were present During signing the agreement at the BCB Management Office at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. We want to carry this philosophy with our association with cricket which is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the country.”. vitag.videoDiscoverConfig = { noFixedVideo: true, random: true, wgTitle: "FEATURED VIDEOS", wgTitleColor: "#eee", contentClick: "inline", titleColor: "#fff", titleHoverColor: "#ff4f02", background: "", selectedBackground: "#333", }; (vitag.Init = window.vitag.Init || []).push(function(){viAPItag.initInstreamBanner("vi_7882349")}); © 2017 BDCRICTIME. From live updates to breaking news, Republic World brings you all the live updates online so that you don't miss out on the IPL 2020 extravaganza. Our projects Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship, Rin Career Academy, Surf Excel Mathsala, Vaseline Healing Project and Lifebuoy Hand Wash School Program have impacted the masses and have helped people get more out of life. 2A Media Limited. The tournament is also important as Bangladesh Premier League, the franchise-based cash-rich T20 tournament, will not be held in this year. On behalf of the BCB I thank Unilever Bangladesh for coming forward and taking the initiative to contribute to cricket. 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He added that they are looking for a temporary solution and will look for a long-term deal sometime later when the “overall market situation becomes normal”. The team is currently scheduled to tour Sri Lanka in October for a three-match Test series which will constitute a part of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship. Players from national team, high performance squad and the World Cup winning under-19 players are expected to feature in the list but whomever is picked, he must successfully undergo the mandatory health and fitness test. The helmets are also dark green. BCB has plans to contract under short-term competition / series wise But finally BCB connected with Unilever for a long term sponsorship. Copyright Ⓒ 2012-2019. It was learnt that Gemcon Group, Beximco Akhter Furnishers, Incepta group and one of the BCB directors Alamgir Hossain Alo have submitted the EOI on behalf of a company. He concluded by saying: “All issues including media rights will be resolved along with team sponsorship.”, Also Read | Mohammad Saifuddin Throws Open A Challenge For Senior Shakib Al Hasan; Details Here. In May 2020, Nizamuddin Chowdhury, CEO of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), confirmed that they were in discussions with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with regards to playing the series. Bangladesh Cricket Board has got good response for the sponsorship rights of the forthcoming Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 as the last day of submitting the Expression of Interest (EOI) for sponsorship rights was ended yesterday. In Test cricket, Bangladesh wears cricket whites, with the BCB logo on the left chest and the sponsor's logo on the right chest. Also Read | Tamim Iqbal, Mustafizur Rahman Reject Lucrative CPL Deals For Dhaka Premier League: Report. In an interview with The Independent, Bangladesh Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nizamuddin Chowdhury confirmed that their national side does not have a sponsor right now. Fielders wear a dark green cap or a white wide brim sunhat. The Bangladesh cricket team is currently without a sponsor and the board is actively searching for the same, even if it is for a temporary term. In a statement Unilever Bangladesh’s Marketing Director Nafees Anwar stated: “It gives us immense pleasure to become National Team Sponsor partners of the BCB. Prior to the Bangladesh U-19 cricket team’s historic success in the U-19 World Cup in South Africa, Bangladesh cricket in the form of the national men’s team did not have the best of times. Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Google Adsense Ads and 3rd Party ads are applicable to you. In limited overs cricket, Bangladesh wears a green uniform with red being the secondary colour and the BCB logo on chest and the sponsor's logo on the centre and "BANGLADESH" written underneath in red letters, with the fielders wearing a green baseball cap with red accents or a green wid… Bangladesh board search for sponsors ahead of Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2020 series. The BCB CEO welcomed Unilever’s association with Bangladesh cricket team: “Unilever is an internationally renowned brand with a proven track record. 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It was learnt that Gemcon Group, Beximco Akhter Furnishers, Incepta group and one of the BCB directors Alamgir Hossain Alo have submitted the EOI on behalf of a company to the board for the five-team championship. 8/C, FR Tower, Panthapath, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh. Behold the US Electoral College, Portrait of an election: US race boils down to 6 swing states, Indictment hearing in money laundering case against GK Shamim, others Nov 10, Biman cancels flights on five international routes till November 30, Please read our Comment Policy before posting. Bangladesh Cricket Board has got good response for the sponsorship rights of the forthcoming Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 as the last day of submitting the Expression of Interest (EOI) for sponsorship rights was ended yesterday. Also Read | IPL 2020: Bangladesh's First-ever Player To Be Sold At IPL Auctions And It Is NOT Shakib Al Hasan, Also Read | IPL 2020: Mustafizur Rahman To Miss Tournament As BCB Denies NOC To Speedster; Here's Why. 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Stay updated on the latest IPL 2020 news, IPL updates, IPL schedule, IPL 2020 points table, IPL 2020 matches and more. In an interview with The Independent, Bangladesh Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nizamuddin Chowdhury confirmed that their national side does not have a sponsor right now. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) invites Expression of Interest (EOI) from reputed business houses/ companies / parties / agencies / consortiums / individuals for TEAM SPONSORSHIP RIGHTS of the 05 (Five) participating teams of the “Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020” to be held in November-December 2020. The tournament is supposed to be staged from mid-November and amid the tough situation of Covid-19 pandemic it is another attempt of BCB, who hosted a three-team 50-over tournament, to resume cricket back to field. While addressing the media rights issue, Chowdhury said that their priority now is to get sponsors for the Bangladesh cricket team on board first.