IPL Rules That 3 Players Must Appear in Promos Per-Team

February 28, 2011

The governing council of cricket’s Indian Premier League (IPL) has ruled that a minimum of three players per team have to appear in any franchises’ commercial and promotional activities.

The council went on to clarify that if a certain player has no objection to promoting the brands of the teams individually, he can do so by signing a declaration.

However, DNA newspaper reports that the players will have to avail themselves for 10 promotional activities of their franchises. The governing council also came to the decision that the team logo has to be as prominent as the sponsor of the team on each of the franchises shirts.

The ruling has been made after some players had refused to endorse certain brands associated with the franchises arguing that there was a conflict of interest since they were already promoting rival brands.

Prominent players like Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Ashish Nehra had recently met BCCI president Shashank Manohar to look into the matter.