Vodafone, one of India’s leading Mobile service providers, today announced ‘Vodafone Star of the Match’ contest to add to the ongoing fervor of DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) T-20 cricket tournament.
Through ‘Star of the Match,’ Vodafone, co presenter and ground partner for the tournament, offers 74 lucky winners a chance to fly to a different location, watch the match and win an autographed match ball by the winning captain of the match live on TV!
The fortunate 74 Vodafone customers will win a chance to watch the DLF IPL matches from the stadiums and will receive the original match ball signed by the captain of the winning team in the post-match presentation ceremony. Vodafone Essar will sponsor the air travel, hotel stay, and the ticket for these STARs of the Match.
To participate in the Vodafone Star of the Match competition, Vodafone customers can SMS STAR to 111 (toll free). Once registered, they are prompted to subscribe to Cricket Score Day Pass (Rs 5 /day) to get an opportunity to be the Star of the Match.
The ‘Vodafone Star of the Match’ competition started April 3rd and runs through the IPL 2011 season to till May 19th, 2011.
Kumar Ramanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Essar said, “Like past two years, this year again Vodafone is excited to offer cricket fanatics, a chance to catch the action of much awaited DLF IPL tournament from the stands. What makes this experience a lifelong memory, is the opportunity to meet their favorite cricket captains and share the limelight with the and take home a piece of history in form of the specially autographed match ball.”
Talking about the experience, Vishal Muradia, the first Vodafone STAR of the Match to have won the contest said, “It was a great experience and I feel really lucky to be the first one this IPL season to watch the match and get my moment of fame with the winning captain, MS Dhoni. I want to thank Vodafone who gave me this opportunity and a memory that I will cherish all my life.”