2021 is the 14th season for the IPL franchise, Punjab Kings. Since its establishment in 2008, the franchise cricket team has dominated the fields, both home and away. Their skillful players always showcase their mastery of the sport. That’s why they have many fans.
Their skills attracted not only fans but sponsors, too. Soon, you’ll find out who the Punjab Kings team 2021 sponsors are and also about their partnerships. You’ll also find out exciting facts about the team you might not have been aware of, so read on.
The IPL was founded in 2007 and has become the most attended league in the cricket world. Eight teams in India contest it. The following are those franchises:
To begin, sponsors provide support of sorts to organizations. In exchange, they get marketing opportunities. So, here’s a list of brands in the 2021 PBKS Team sponsorship portfolio:
They are India’s most prominent financial transactions operator. They deal with money transfer services, digital payment solutions, and much more. Also, they pioneered the digital cash concept to Indians. They are the front shirt sponsors for the Punjab Kings.
BKT Tyres are an Indian multinational tire manufacturing company. Their specialty is making tires for industrial, agricultural, and On-The-Road vehicles. In March 2021, they signed a sponsorship deal to be Punjab King’s Official Tyre Partner. Currently, they are the back shirt sponsors. BKT did the same sponsorship for IPL’s six other teams except for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
They are an Indian company that deals with 100% organic cosmetics. Lotus Herbals are the team’s Primary Sponsors.
If you’re into Fantasy Sports Games, then you know about Dream11. They are an Official Partner to the IPL. Moreover, they are the designated sports partner to six out of eight teams in the IPL, including Punjab Kings. The excluded teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders. You can see Dream11’s logo on the shirt sleeves of the Punjab Kings.
They are India’s largest telecommunications company, offering a 4G network.
Since 2018, they have had sponsorship deals with all eight IPL teams. To add, they used to be the back shirt sponsors for Punjab Kings. Now, their logo is on the top-left corner of the front shirt.
The company was founded by two Indian entrepreneurs and has grown into a trendy earwear audio brand. They are the fifth largest wearable brand on the globe. They are the Official Audio and Merchandise Partner to six out of eight teams in the IPL, including Punjab Kings. The excluded teams are Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
All Season’s Hand Rub is a hand sanitizer manufactured by India’s Oasis Group of Companies. It was definitely a smart move for the brand to be Punjab King’s Official Safety Partner. Proper support is needed to protect players in such times of vulnerability because of the pandemic.
Partners, in contrast to sponsors, are a joint investment. As a result, they have shared responsibilities and risks within organizations. Here’s a list of partners for the PBKS Team:
They are an Indian brand that deals with personal care effects for both men and women. They are now partners with Punjab Kings. Also, they will have branding and promotional activities throughout the 2021 edition.
Go First, previously known as Go Air, is an Indian airline owned by Wadia Group. On August 29th, Punjab Kings tweeted photos and videos of their flight to the United Arab Emirates. They flew ahead of 2021 IPL’s resumption. Punjab King’s first match will be on September 21st against Rajasthan Royals at Dubai International Stadium.
In September 2020, Colgate made a two-year deal with six out of eight IPL teams. The excluded teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings. The deal was for Colgate to be their Official Smile and Oral Hygiene Partner.
Before 2011, Punjab Kings was partners with PepsiCo. But since 2011, Cocoa Cola became partners with Punjab Kings. The billion-dollar beverage company is the team’s Official Uplifting Partner.
They are retailers that customize jerseys for the IPL teams. Since 2018, they have been the Official Kit and Merchandise Partner for Punjab Kings. Before 2018, TYKA Sports were the partner.
Kingfisher is an Indian beer brand owned by United Breweries Group. They are Punjab King’s Official Good Times Partner. As a result, Kingfisher packages their drinking water and publishes their calendars.
Since September 2020, they have been an Official Partner to Punjab Kings. Kotak designs debit cards and credit cards that are Punjab Kings themed for fans.
Since September 2020, they became Punjab King’s Official Fan Engagement Partner. That means they help raise fan interaction through content. To further increase that interaction, Tech Mahindra helped launch Punjab Kings Official App. The app gives the best of the team’s social media, news, insights, analysis, AR, and much more.
Anil Kumble, the Director of Cricket Operations, founded this sports technology company. The company provides up-to-date batting analytics. That real-time data is pasted on any cricket bat with the help of its PowerSticker. The Power Sticker has sensors that capture shot data. Then, they transmit it to an app using Bluetooth and later send it to the cloud to be retrieved by the user. It’s fascinating!
They are a store that deals with Dream Sports and IPL teams jerseys, accessories, and apparel. They have an Official Fan Merchandise Partnership with six out of eight IPL teams, including Punjab Kings. The excluded teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kings XI Punjab was founded on May 1st, 2008. But, unfortunately, since the event’s inaugural edition in 2008, the team hasn’t won an IPL title yet. Presently, the title holders are Mumbai Indians.
The co-owners of the Punjab Kings Team are Preity Zinta, Karan Paul, Mohit Burman, and Ness Wadia. Preity Zinta is also the team’s Brand Ambassador. Also, the CEO is Satish Menon. The team plays home matches at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Cricket Stadium.
From the 2021 season, Kings XI Punjab changed their name to Punjab Kings. The name change was not a sudden decision as the team gave this a long thought. Keep it here for more exciting sports news and updates on the Punjab Kings and other teams in the IPL.