The inaugural season of MCL will be known as the 'Oxigen Masters Champions League' © Getty Images (Representational Image)
The inaugural season of MCL will be known as the ‘Oxigen Masters Champions League’ © Getty Images (Representational Image)

Dubai: India’s leading mobile-wallet app ‘Oxigen Wallet’ has officially been announced as the Title Sponsor for the upcoming Masters Champions League (MCL). The inaugural season of MCL will be known as the ‘Oxigen Masters Champions League’. The Masters MCL is set to begin on January 28th with the final match to be played on February 13. The inaugural MCL matches are due to take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Stadium, which have all previously hosted major cricket tournaments. Grand Midwest Sports, the group that conceptualized and began the tournament did so with an aim to take cricket to a higher level across the UAE. MCL 2016: Sony Pictures Networks India acquires live broadcast rights

Sharing his thoughts on the occasion, Mr Zafar Shah, Chairman, MCL commented,”We are delighted to have Oxigen joining us as the title sponsor for MCL. MCL will now be called ‘Oxigen MCL’. They are one of the most innovative brands in the world for pioneering the genre of wallet led payments in the online and offline industry.” Last week, Sony Pictures Network (SPN) was appointed the official broadcaster for the Indian sub-continent. The MCL has also secured, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the current captain of the Indian limited overs team as the brand ambassador. MCL 2016: Michael Vaughan to become player-cum-director for Capricorn Commanders

The first match will be between Sourav Ganguly’s Team Libra Legends and Virender Sehwag’s Team Gemini Arabians. On becoming the Title Sponsors of MCL2020, Pramod Saxena, Chairman and Managing Director, Oxigen Services, shared, “Enhancing our connect with sports, at an international level, Oxigen is proud to partner with MCL 2020 as their Title Sponsor. Our love for Cricket is a constant as it connects us to the masses being a cricket loving nation.” Nicky Boje to participate in Mumbai Marathon ahead of MCL