BBC Sport - Sponsorship deal boosts Irish cricket
Sponsorship deal boosts Irish cricket
- From the section 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.