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David Warner joins forces with DP World ILT20 and ZEEL for season 2 marketing campaign

The campaign also features the league’s ambassador Harbhajan Singh

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises( ZEEL) has unveiled the marketing campaign for the second season of DP World ILT20 featuring David Warner and Harbhajan Singh.

Positioned as the biggest challenge for the cricketers at the start of new year 2024, the campaign “Koi Kasar Nahi Chhodenge” underscores their preparation, competitiveness, and commitment to the fans.

The league features a roster of T20 cricketers. The 34-match event will be played at the three iconic cricketing destinations – Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah - starting from January 19, 2024 until February 17, 2024.

The campaign film is produced by tiqui-taka and their founder Jigar Fernandes, who has also directed the film.

Warner said, “As I gear up for my debut in one of the world's most competitive T20 leagues, it's truly an honor to be the face of this season’s marketing campaign. This campaign distinctly captures the league’s unparalleled stature and the exciting live cricketing contest viewers will enjoy over the 34 matches. It underscores the individual effort required at the world stage, with each cricketer giving their ultimate best. I am certain that the players will leave no stone unturned in their preparations ahead of the second season, as they strive to emerge victorious in the upcoming edition of the prestigious DP World ILT20.” Ace Australian cricketer David Warner is all set to make his debut in DP World ILT20, as part of the Dubai Capitals squad.

The tournament with six teams and 34 matches is played across the UAE. The league’s six franchise teams include Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders), Desert Vipers (Lancer Capital), Dubai Capitals (GMR), Gulf Giants (Adani Sportsline), MI Emirates (Reliance Industries), and Sharjah Warriors (Capri Global). The tournament will be available on Zee’s 10 linear TV channels: &Pictures, &Pictures HD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Anmol Cinema, Zee Zest, Zee Ganga, Zee Cinemalu HD, &Flix, &Flix HD and Zee Zest HD and on one of India’s leading OTT platforms - Zee5.

Rahul Johri, President – Business, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, (ZEEL), “We are delighted to have David Warner along with league’s ambassador and commentator Harbhajan Singh to kick off DP World ILT20 Season 2 marketing campaign. The upcoming season will truly standout as one of the most significant T20 challenges and promises to offer thrilling action for cricket enthusiasts in India and around the world. With both David Warner and Harbhajan Singh seen in distinctive new avatars, the campaign film accentuates the fiercely competitive nature of DP World ILT20. At ZEE, through both linear television and streaming platform Zee5, we aim to bring the excitement of the game to audiences like never before.”

David White, CEO, DP World ILT20, said, “We are delighted to have David Warner and Harbhajan Singh in our Season 2 ad film. Warner is a fantastic cricketer and his passion for the game is well regarded around the world. Harbhajan is another great of the game, like Warner, Harbhajan has also made a big mark both as a cricketer, commentator and an entertainer. The two have done an incredible job in the ad film and I am sure that the ad film will leave a mark on cricket fans not only in India but around the world. The DP World ILT20 Season 2 will be richly entertaining for the fans, our broadcast partners Zee Network have put in an incredible effort in taking the tournament live around the world. We cannot wait for the action to begin on Friday,  January 19.”


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