Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced Reliance Jio as the title sponsor of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020. This is the first time a sponsor is partnering with the BCCI exclusively for the women’s counterpart to the IPL. The Board announced the development in a post on the IPL T20 website.
BCCI Chairman Sourav Ganguly said the Board grows the game of cricket across all formats, one key area of focus has been to grow the women’s game. He expressed hope that the Jio Women’s T20 Challenge will inspire more young girls to take up the sport and give parents the confidence that playing cricket is a great career opportunity for their daughters. The women’s T20 challenge is scheduled to run from November 4-9 in Sharjah.