Chennai Super Kings have signed up BKT Tires as Official Tyre Partner ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League season (IPL 2020) to be played in the UAE between Septemeber 19 and November 10.
Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT Tires) is an Indian multinational group and a global player in the off-highway tyre market that has been involved in sporting events internationally.
“At BKT, we are always thrilled about sports and are overjoyed to be partnering with a great team like Chennai Super Kings, a three-time champion of the league,” Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT, said in a statement on Monday.
“We have always strived to be a multinational that encourages sports and brings people together in the process, and are truly delighted to be partnering with a team that has had such a stellar inning,” he added.
The Lions are the most consistent team in IPL history, having qualified for the Playoffs in all their 10 seasons, reached the final eight times and lifted the trophy thrice.
“We are excited to have BKT on board as an associate sponsor. BKT is a sport-loving corporate which makes the association all the more special,” CSK CEO KS Viswanathan said.
Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 season opener in Abu Dhabi on Septemeber 19.