- Every year, brands earmark spends to make the most of the
Indian Premier Leaguewhich has become one of the most important sporting leagues in the country.
- This year, despite problems like the postponement of the season and the change in the title sponsorship, broadcaster Star Sports has already sold 75% of its inventory.
- Considering the festivities around the league and the popularity it enjoys, there is an
advertising blitzkriegand every year we get a few memorable ads.
- We try to put together a list of a few of the most memorable ads that have come out over the years.
Ever since its launch in 2008, the Indian Premier League (
Over the years, the league has become a crucial event which sees a massive advertising spend. And why not? The tournament gives brands an opportunity to reach out to a massive, engaged set of audience who are glued to their television sets for the entirety of the tournament. A lot of marketing monies are spent during the season. Last year, IPL had helped broadcaster
Therefore, when the league got postponed due to the
However, with the league finally happening, things are slowly warming up. Many brands have already come on board as sponsors and the league has definitely not lost its sheen even in a year that has been very difficult. This year is expected to bring a higher viewership too and therefore advertisers are expected to go all out to make the most out of the league.
So we wanted to take this opportunity and look back on some of the best campaigns that brands have come up with during the league, to grab maximum eyeballs and make their presence felt.
Here are our top picks:
Star Sports’ Kanna Keep Calm
Kingfisher IPL Beatbox