Ahead of the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023), DP World and Delhi Capitals today announced a long-term partnership. DP World will be the Global Logistics Partner of the Delhi Capitals.
The new multi-year partnership, unveiled today at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, will see DP World featured prominently on the back of Delhi Capitals’ official match jerseys as well as training gear.
Rizwan Soomar, CEO & MD India Subcontinent & Sub-Saharan Africa, DP World, said, “Over the years, cricket has transformed itself, with ever evolving formats unlocking enormous potential for players across the world and making the game engaging and exciting for a diverse set of audiences. Similarly, DP World is relentlessly focused on innovation, constantly seeking out new opportunities to revolutionise global trade and open opportunities for our customers to grow. We are delighted to announce this partnership bringing together two leading organisations that are ready to go beyond conventional boundaries to change what’s possible for everyone.”
Speaking about the new partnership, Dhiraj Malhotra, CEO, Delhi Capitals said, “We are excited to sign a multi-year partnership with DP World. The organisation is a global leader in logistics and therefore it’s a huge privilege for us to have DP World as our Global Logistics Partner. The organisation has a strong global presence, and it will certainly help us grow the Delhi Capitals brand.”
The new partnership is part of DP World’s growing global portfolio of cricket partnerships. The company is the title partner of the DP World ILT20 in the UAE and the naming rights partner of the DP World Lions and the iconic DP World Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
The company also became the title partner of the DP World Asia Cup, which took place in the UAE in 2022. DP World has been the Global Logistic Partner of the IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) since IPL 2020.