Airtel India – England Test & T20 Cricket Series Trophy unveiled




Ahmedabad, November 14, 2012: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, and the title sponsor of the India- England Test and T20 Cricket Series today unveiled the glittering trophy of the tournament at a special ceremony held in the city today. The Airtel India – England cricket series that dishes a combative contest between two leading cricket nations will feature 2 Tests and 2 T20 matches and is all set to begin on November 15, 2012. The trophy was unveiled by Anant Arora, CEO Bharti Airtel, Gujarat along with the captain of the Indian cricket team, M. S. Dhoni and captain of the England cricket team, Alastair Cook.

Alastair Cook, Captain Team England, Mr. Anant Arora, CEO, Airtel Gujarat and MS Dhoni, Captain Team India at the unveiling of India England Test and T20 trophy

Alastair Cook, Captain Team England, Mr. Anant Arora, CEO, Airtel Gujarat and MS Dhoni, Captain Team India at the unveiling of India England Test and T20 trophy

Cricket lovers can now watch their favorite cricketing heroes battle it out on the field starting November 15. The first match of the series will be played in Ahmedabad at the Sardar Patel Stadium Motera.

Addressing the media on the occasion, Mr. Anant Arora, CEO – Gujarat, Bharti Airtel Limited said, “We at Airtel are proud to associate with cricket as a sport that represents the passion and spirit that India today truly stands for. Our philosophy of supporting different sports is a way of connecting with the youth who are our brand ambassadors. Our recent successful campaigns have helped our enthusiastic and young customers to identify with the brand. Through our association with the India-England series we will strengthen brand Airtel’s youthful positioning and appeal to the masses of this country”.

Bharti Airtel has been awarded the series sponsorship rights by the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) for all international cricket matches to be played in India till 2013.

Airtel India – England 2012 series schedule

S.No

Date

Match

Venue

1

15th to 19th Nov

1st Test

Ahmedabad

2

23rd to 27th Nov

2nd Test

Mumbai

3

5th to 9th Dec

3rd Test

Kolkata

4

13th to 17th Dec

4th Test

Nagpur

About Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 5 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 259 million customers across its operations at the end of September 2012. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com

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