BBC Sport - Sponsorship deal boosts Irish cricket

Sponsorship deal boosts Irish cricket

Irish cricket receives a seven-figure cash boost by securing a 10-year sponsorship deal with a group of companies owned by Ireland's richest man, Indian-born Pallonji Mistry.

Mistry, who is 84, has been ranked as the world's 62nd richest man.

The deal is thought to be worth around of £2m and will see the country's cricket academy being named the Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Ireland Academy.

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