CPL launches exciting ‘Hero Fan of the Match’ competition for CPL 2016
Title sponsors Hero give fans the chance to win cash prizes at each CPL game between 29 June – 7 August*
CPL Commercial Director Jamie Stewart calls on fans to “Dress to Win” at CPL
Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), in association with tournament Title Partners Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has launched an exciting initiative at this year’s CPL whereby fans who make the most imaginative effort to dress up to bring to life the “Biggest Party in Sport" can win a cash prize of USD $500 at every Match.
The most colourful winner will be selected by the CPL commentary team at each game and the competition is open to fans of all ages.
CPL Commercial Director Jamie Stewart said: "We always celebrate the Man of the Match but the ‘Hero Fan of the Match’ competition brings back the focus to our fans which is ultimately what the CPL is all about. Have fun, dress up, make some noise and you could walk away with USD $500 in cash, courtesy of Hero Motocorp, the motorcycle leader."
The Hero CPL 2016 will be played between 29 June – 7 August at venues across seven territories - Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago, and Lauderhill, Florida in the USA.
Last year’s tournament attracted a global audience in excess of 90 million and this year is set to be even higher as fans across the world continue to be drawn to the high quality action on the pitch and the unique party atmosphere off it. To purchase tickets for CPL 2016 visit www.cplt20.com.
ABOUT THE HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE:
The HERO Caribbean Premier League, which will take place from 29 June to 7 August, is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. This year the CPL will break new ground as six matches will be played in Central Broward Stadium, Fort Lauderdale which will mark the sport’s first professional foray into mainland USA. Tickets for all CPL matches are available on www.cplt20.com.
ABOUT HERO MOTOCORP:
For the past 15 consecutive years, Hero MotoCorp has remained the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer in terms of unit volumes sold by a single company in a calendar year. The company achieved a significant milestone recently with the inauguration of its world-class Hero ‘Centre of Innovation and Technology’ (CIT) in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. In financial year 2015-16, Hero sold over 6.63 million two-wheelers. The company currently sells its products in 30 countries across the world.
Hero MotoCorp has been associated with various disciplines of sports including cricket, golf, field hockey and soccer for over two decades now. Hero MotoCorp has also had a long association with cricket in various capacities. The company was earlier one of the Global Partners of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The company was also the team sponsor of ‘Delhi Daredevils’ and later of ‘Mumbai Indians’ in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is Hero's Global Corporate Partner. Hero is also a partner of the Tiger Woods Foundation and hosts the marquee Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany in the Bahamas, with participation from 18 top golfers in the world.
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