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Sep 18, 2014

The Cricket Ireland Academy will now be referred to as Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Academy, courtesy a 10-year old deal.

This 10 year multi-million euro investment by Shapoorji Pallonji, who will become an official partner to Cricket Ireland, is one of the biggest sports sponsorship deals in the last number of years. In addition to it being a great news story for Irish sport, it is also a great news story for Ireland and our business links to India , Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport was quoted as saying by independent.ie.

This deal will secure that prospect and has the potential to keep Irish cricket firmly on an upward trajectory. , he added.