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The match schedule of the DLF IPL 2012 has undergone a change on account of the Delhi Municipal Elections in mid April 2012.
The changes are as follows:
· Delhi Daredevils v/s Deccan Chargers moves from Saturday 14th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Delhi to Thursday 19th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Delhi
· Deccan Chargers v/s Pune Warriors India on Tuesday 1st May 2012 (4:00 pm) moves from Hyderabad to Cuttack (4:00 pm).
· Deccan Chargers v/s Delhi Daredevils moves from Thursday 19th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Cuttack to Thursday 10th May 2012 in Hyderabad (4:00 pm).
The Play-off match to be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 has been shifted from the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru to the MCA Stadium, Pune.
The Play-off match on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 will be played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
If Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed first or second in the league table then the Eliminator Play-off match will be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in Pune, and the Qualifier 1 Play-off match will be played on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 in Bengaluru.
If Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed third or below in the league table, then the Qualifier 1 Play-off match will be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in Pune and the Eliminator Play-off match will played on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 in Bengaluru.
The Qualifier 1 Play-off match will feature the teams that finished the regular season in first & second place. The Eliminator Play-off will feature the teams that finished the regular season in third & fourth place.
As previously announced, the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host the Qualifier 2 Play-off match and the Final.
“The start of the DLF IPL 2012 is exactly three weeks away. We are confident that the fifth season of this phenomenon will turn out to be the best ever, on and off the field,” Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL, commented.
For the updated schedule of DLF IPL 2012, please visit www.iplt20.com
Washington Apples to be CSK’s official fruit in IPL 2012
By IPL desk
Mumbai 14 March 2012
Washington Apples, one of the leading fruit brands in India announced its partnership with two times IPL Champion Chennai Super Kings as ‘Official Fruit’ for the upcoming IPL season.
Mr. Keith Sunderlal, representative of the Washington Apple Commission in India remarked “The growers and shippers of Washington Apples are delighted to be associated with the Chennai Super Kings. We are promoting Washington Apples as a healthy, good for you, anytime snack and we share the CSK's beliefs on health, fitness and nutrition.”
India is among the top 5 markets for the Washington Apple and sales have been growing at over 20% annually during the past five years. South is India's largest region, in terms of sales for Washington Apple and Chennai in particular being the key port of entry and distribution hub and a key market for us. Our association with the Chennai Super Kings will further raise awareness of Washington Apples with the end consumers. We are working on several joint retail promotions during the IPL 2012 and hope to see a 40% increase in sales on account of this partnership.” He added.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rakesh Singh, Joint President Marketing, India Cements said, “We are glad to be associated with Washington Apple and believe that both the brands will help in delivering, the common values of healthy & active lifestyle, fitness and commitment to excellence. We are confident that this association will bring value to our brand, business and motivate our fans to lead a healthy active life.”
About Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is part of the nine competing teams promoted by Indian premier League. Founded in 2008, 'Chennai Super Kings' is captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni from the very first season and coached by Stephen Fleming. The team is based out of Chennai and is owned by India Cements Limited, which is one of the leading producers of cement in South India.
India Cement's contribution towards cricket is immense especially in the last 5 years even though it has been a pioneer by promoting sports as diverse as Cricket, squash, chess, Golf for over two decades.
Visit our website http://chennaisuperkings.com for more details.
About Washington Apple Commission
Washington Apple Commission is an industry initiated self-governing body made up of apple growers and packers from Washington. The Board is responsible for research activities and education, product promotion, advertising and development of domestic and international markets of Washington Apples. The Board coordinates an international marketing program consisting of generic activities including trade and consumer promotion, public relations and advertising to promote Washington Apples and expand the worldwide demand for it.
About the SCS Group
The SCS Group is an agribusiness consulting firm specializing in marketing, international trade and communications strategy related to food, beverage and agricultural products. The SCS Group has been a pioneer in nutrition based marketing in the country. In addition to Washington Apples, the company also represents Fresh California Grapes, California Prunes, USA Pears and California Walnuts, among others, in India.