The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) announced Upstox, as an official partner for IPL. It is one of India's leading and fastest-growing digital brokerage firms. And this will be a multi-year partnership. IPL will begin on April 9th, 2021.
Upstox provides online investments in Stocks, Mutual funds, Digital Gold, Derivatives, and ETFs for both investors and traders. Supported by marquee investors such as Tiger Global, Upstox presently has over 2.8 million customers. It works on the vision of making financial investing easy, equitable, and affordable to all Indian investors.
Mr. Brijesh Patel, Chairman, IPL, in the interview mentioned by CricTracker, said "We are pleased to have Upstox on board as an official partner of the Indian Premier League 2021. As one of the most-watched cricket leagues in India, IPL along with Upstox, one of India's fastest-growing digital-trading platforms, can create a huge impact on the audience, especially the millions of Indian youth who are financially independent and looking for more options to manage their portfolios."
Mr. Ravi Kumar, Co-founder & CEO of, Upstox said "We are thrilled to partner with BCCI for IPL 2021. In India, Cricket is more than just a sport. It is an important part of our culture and social life, with a huge fan following, especially by the millennials. IPL has paved a bold new direction to Indian cricket in the last decade just like Upstox, which is revolutionizing finance in India. This is what sparks a natural connection between both brands. With this integration of sports and finance, we intend to spread financial awareness across the country."
MI vs. RCB in the season opener
The BCCI announced the schedule of IPL 2021 in the first half of this month. The tournament will be played at six venues due to COVID-19 cases in the country. All matches will be played at neutral venues to avoid home advantage to any of the teams. Defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore are set to play against each other in the opening game in Chennai.