IPL 7 2014: Huawei to sponsor Royal Challengers Bangalore

Smartphone and telecom network vendor Huawei is likely to sponsor Royal Challengers Bangalore cricket team during the seventh Indian Premier League – IPL7 2014.

Huawei will announce its partnership with RCB on Sunday at a press meet in Mumbai. The press meet will be attended by RCB captain Virat Kohli.

Huawei-RC Bangalore

RCB vice president Russel Adams and Huawei India CEO Cai Liqun will also attend the press event.

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Meanwhile, the first leg of IPL 2014 will be held in UAE from April 16. The second leg of IPL7 will be held in India after the Lok Sabha Elections are over.

The IPL 2014 was shifted to UAE following Union Home Ministry refused to provide security due to General Elections.

The opening match of IPL7 will be held between Defending champions Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.

UAE will hold 20 games in the IPL 2014 and remaining matches will be held in India.

Huawei is in the process of strengthening its market presence in India and Middle East and among cricket fans.

Anand B
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