Cricket - Featured - January 15, 2020

Sunrisers announce JK Lakshmi Cement as Title Sponsor for IPL 2020


Sunrisers Hyderabad is owned by the Sun TV Network in the IPL. As a latest development, the Sunrisers have announced JK Lakshmi Cement as its title sponsors for IPL 2020.

JK Lakshmi Cement was the title sponsor of Rajasthan Royals in the previous season. On the other hand, Coolwinks Sunglasses was SRH’s lead sponsor. 

Both the brands have an unflinching belief in Team Spirit which is hallmark of their persona both on and off the field,” said Shailendra Chouksey, whole-time director, JK Lakshmi Cement. “Team Sunrisers is well balanced in all departments of game and their consistent, durable and excellent performance over the years strikes a common chord with the brand JK Lakshmi Cement.” 

Sunrisers Hyderabad CEO Mr. K. Shanmugham said, “With a legacy of over 135 years, the JK brand enjoys the trust of its customers and all stakeholders, and its philosophy resonates with ours. 

“We are pleased to welcome JK Lakshmi Cement as the title sponsor with Sunrisers Hyderabad for the forthcoming season of the Indian Premier League.This is an important season for us and we’re looking forward to having their valuable support for what promises to be an exhilarating, and hopefully in our case, a triumphant journey ahead,” he further added. 

Sunrisers a strong contender for IPL 2020 Title

The Sunrisers Hyderabad is captained by Kane Williamson. SRH boasts of big names like David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Rashid Khan. They also have the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey in their ranks. 

They bought as many as 7 players in the VIVO IPL 2020 Player Auction in December in Kolkata. These include:

Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Abdul Samad, Sanjay Yadav. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad lost to Delhi Capitals in the eliminator last season. They finished fourth with 6 wins from 14 games and therefore made the playoffs.

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