Dream11 signs-up with 7 IPL teams and 7 cricketers for its marketing campaigns
Launches unique in-stadium fan engagement activation during the IPL matches
March 29, 2019 | Mumbai: Dream11, India’s Biggest Sports Game, has signed up 7 cricket stars and partnered with 7 IPL franchise teams as part of its multi-channel marketing campaign during IPL. For in-stadium fan engagement in every IPL match, Dream11 has created an in-match quiz for fans called the “Dream11 Game-Changing Quiz”. The winner along with a friend gets to enjoy the IPL Hospitality experience as an upgrade and in addition to this, the winner also will be handing over the trophy and cheque in the post-match presentation ceremony to the player who has been selected as the “Dream11 GameChanger of the Match”.
The 7 IPL teams are Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab. In addition to MS Dhoni who is Dream11’s brand ambassador, the 7 new cricketers signed up are Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, AB de Villiers, Rashid Khan, Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin. Apart from the brand campaign films with the advertising idea of ‘Ye Game Hai Mahaan’, Dream11 has also created engaging TV and digital content featuring the 7 cricketers that will amplify the user’s interest for the next day’s fantasy cricket action. The team logos and player images will make strong and impactful appearances in the Dream11 product and also be featured in product-based advertising on TV and several digital platforms.
Talking about the tie-ups and fan engagement, Vikrant Mudaliar, Chief Marketing Officer of Dream11, said, “This IPL season, we have come out with a holistic approach to our marketing campaign that comprises of brand advertising films along with product-led content on several platforms. The newly signed cricket stars along with our deals with the IPL franchise teams means that we are bringing alive the IPL experience in a unique way for Dream11 fans.”
Dream11 has recently become the ‘Official Partner’ of VIVO IPL for the next 4-years starting with 2019 IPL. Dream11 is also managing the ‘Official Fantasy Game’ of IPL. Dream11 is the Associate Sponsor on Star Sports and the Co-presenting Sponsor on Hotstar for IPL and World Cup.
Few videos of Dream11 GameChanger of the Match:
- KKR vs KXIP – Dream11 GameChanger of the Match – Prasidh Krishna
- DC vs CSK – Dream11 GameChanger of the Match – Shardul Thakur
- RR vs KXIP – Dream11 GameChanger of the Match – KL Rahul
- KKR vs SRH – Dream11 GameChanger of the Match – Andre Russell
Dream11 is India’s Biggest Sports Gaming platform with 5 Crore+ users playing Fantasy Cricket, Football, Kabaddi, Basketball and Hockey. It is a Game of Skill that offers Indian sports fans a platform to showcase their sports knowledge. Fans can create their own team made up of real-life players from upcoming matches, score points based on their on-field performance and compete with other fans. Dream11 helps sports fans increase their engagement and connect deeper with the sport they love by being a team owner, not just a spectator. Dream11 is the Official Fantasy Game partner of the VIVO Indian Premier League (VIVO IPL), International Council of Cricket (ICC), VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Hero Indian Super League (ISL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Big Bash League (BBL). A Series D funded company, Kalaari Capital, Think Investments, Multiples Equity and Tencent are the marquee investors in Dream11. Dream11 was founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth and has been ranked #9 among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces in 2018. Dream11 was recognised as one of the top 10 innovative companies in India by Fast Company in 2019.