New Delhi, Aug 7 : Leading mobile handset manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles has signed up as the title sponsor of Champions League Twenty20 starting with the fourth edition of this marquee tournament due to be held in South Africa later this year. Karbonn Mobiles signed the deal today with ESPN STAR Sports, the commercial partners of Champions League Twenty20.
As part of this deal, Karbonn Mobiles will have rights to on ground title sponsorship with all its entitlements. The tournament will now be called Karbonn Champions League Twenty20.
Overall, the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 will feature a total of 14 teams and 29 matches across four venues – Centurion, Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. The Group Stage will be preceded by a Qualifying Stage from October 9 to 11 featuring six teams. These teams have been equally divided into two pools, with each team playing the other two in its pool once. The top team in each pool, in terms of points, will then qualify for the Group Stage. Agencies