Dream 11 replaced Byju's and become the sponsor for the jersey of the Indian Cricket Team. Notably, BYJU's had quit after the end of the last financial cycle and BCCI had invited closed bids for its new sponsor and Dream11, which is going to be the prominent finance investor for Jersey. "Yes, Dream11 will be the new jersey sponsor of the Indian team," said the BCCI in an official statement.
Rummy apps and DFS games incorporated in India will soon be distributed for the pilot’s limited period on Google Playstore, for a specific duration. These games won’t be using in-app billing or be available as paid apps, under another pilot. Under this new way, Playstore allowed some apps to use an alternative billing system. Moreover, the gaming industry in India is huge, with Dream 11 alone generating 51% revenue.
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According to Maple Capital Advisors report, India's emerging gaming sector has secured $554-million investment during August 2020-January 2021. Maple’s founder and MD Pankaj Karna said the sector is now at its inflexion point with around 400 million gamers and a plethora of investors. Highlighting the participation of growth-oriented private equities, he said the numbers are expected to double in the coming 12- 18 months. Notably, Dream11,… read-more
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Mumbai Indians have clinched the IPL trophy for the fabulous record-extending fifth time by beating the Delhi Capitals in the final match of IPL 2020. Electing to bat first, Delhi got early setbacks as they were three down in the power play. However, with a fight back from 96-run partnership between Pant and Shreyas Iyer, Capitals were able to recover. While Pant scored 56 runs off 38 balls, Shreyas remained unbeaten on 65 off 50. Chasing 157… read-more
Delhi Capitals have made their maiden entry into IPL final after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs in second 'Qualifier'. Batting first, DC had a roaring start before Stoinis fell prey to Rashid Khan at team score of 86 runs. Later, Dhawan and Hetmyer marauded the SRH bowling attack. While Dhawan scored 78 runs off 50 deliveries, unbeaten Hetmyer slogged the bowlers in the end and with his 22-ball 42-run, DC put an above par total of 189… read-more
Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Royal Challengers Bangalore in a thriller 'eliminator' game to book a spot in second 'Qualifier'. In a small and tricky chase of 132 runs, Sunrisers composed their innings after losing wicket of opener Goswami in the first over. However, one thing that acts as a silver lining for Sunrisers is the fact that for every other match, they have a new performer in batting line-up. Subsequently, for this match,… read-more
Defending champions Mumbai Indians entered their second consecutive IPL final after defeating Delhi Capitals in the first qualifier of this season. Interestingly, Mumbai became the second team after Chennai Super Kings to enter back-to-back finals. Winning the toss, Delhi opted to chase. Although R Ashwin gave an early breakthrough by dismissing Rohit Sharma for a golden duck, the Capitals' bowlers could not carry the momentum forward. While… read-more
In a must-win game, Sunrisers Hyderabad thrashed Mumbai Indians to seal their spot in the IPL 2020 playoffs. Winning the toss, SRH decided to chase in the crucial encounter. Since MI had already qualified, they rested their regular bowlers and tried new bowling line-up. With Rohit Sharma's return, the team was expected to score a big total. However, an impressive attack by SRH bowlers restricted MI to 149 runs at eight wickets. Chasing the… read-more
After a comfortable victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals sealed their spot in November 5 'Qualifier One' against the Mumbai Indians. Winning the toss, DC opted to chase the target. With sluggish scoring speed and inability to convert good start into big knocks, Virat Kohli's batting brigade faced the tremor once again. RCB could manage to put only an average target of 152 runs after losing seven wickets. Delhi, despite… read-more
In the penultimate league game of the IPL 2020, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins illuminated their team with a victory over Rajasthan Royals by 60 runs. Invited to bat first, KKR lost Rana in the first over. However, Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi played handy knocks with Morgan firing in the crucial match for Kolkata. Morgan’s unbeaten 68 from 35 balls propelled KKR to a tight total of 191 runs. Chasing the target,… read-more