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MUMBAI: Mastercard on Monday confirmed it will be the title sponsor for all international matches (both women and men) held on home ground, domestic cricket matches like Irani Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Ranji Trophy organized by the BCCI as also all junior cricket (Under 19 and Under 23) matches held in India.

The announcement confirms earlier reports that Paytm - the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s title sponsor for international cricket at home - had opted out of the deal that runs till March 31, 2023.

Aug 18, 2022 15:08
MUMBAI: Mastercard has announced that Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, will come on board as brand ambassadors in India.  As winners of the prestigious Thomas Cup 2022 and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the new ambassadors will partner with Mastercard to spread awareness about the safety, security, and convenience of digital payments in India. 
Jul 22, 2022 18:07
MUMBAI: Paytm - the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s title sponsor for international cricket at home - has opted out of the deal that runs till March 31, 2023. The fintech company has reportedly transferred the rights to Mastercard.  As per Hindustan Times, the tripartite deal is similar to how BYJU'S took over BCCI jersey rights from Oppo.
Sep 21, 2021 16:09
NEW YORK: Mastercard announced Tuesday that it is naming Magnus Carlsen, the highest-rated chess player of all time, a Mastercard Global Brand Ambassador, as it adds chess to its roster of sports sponsorships.  Carlsen is a natural fit to join the company’s all-star lineup of ambassadors, which includes Lionel Messi, Naomi Osaka, Crystal Dunn and Dan Carter. 
Jun 10, 2021 11:06
LONDODN: World Rugby has announced details of a transformative five-year partnership with Mastercard to accelerate the development of Women in Rugby, which will supercharge the international federation’s ambitious "Accelerating the development of women in rugby 2017-25" strategic plan.
Feb 26, 2021 13:02
PARIS: Mastercard renewed with World Rugby as a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France, it was announced Thursday. 
Oct 19, 2020 17:10
NYON, Switzerland: Mastercard Monday announced the renewal of its UEFA Champions League partnership for the 2021–24 cycle, continuing its long-running relationship which began in 1994. The agreement also includes sponsorship rights for the UEFA Super Cup in 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Oct 17, 2019 22:10
MUMBAI: Mastercard, along with cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has announced the launch of a nationwide initiative to accelerate the acceptance and adoption of digital payments.
May 24, 2019 16:05
LONDON: Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, Thursday announced it is partnering with two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. It is the first time Mastercard has added a current number one tennis player to its roster of global ambassadors.
May 21, 2019 15:05
LONDON: Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, is strengthening its commitment to women’s football.
Mar 28, 2019 11:03
MUMBAI: The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) announced Tuesday a new leadership team by electing Mastercard CMO Raja Rajamannar as its new president till 2021. He will be given the option to extend for another two years at the end of his original tenure.