Betway has come to rescue Cricket South Africa, has been the sole sponsor of its One Day International (ODI), T20 and Test Series squads.
To win a three-year sponsorship deal, Betway will replace Standard Bank, which caused a contract break clause ending its partnership with Cricket South Africa in April.
Standard Bank has agreed to sever its contract with Cricket South Africa following the suspension of CEO Thabang Moroe on charges of corruption.
Betway takes over the sponsorship of the South African cricket teams following the complete derailment of the sport ‘s calendar by the global Coronavirus pandemic, in which Cricket South Africa has no indication when its national team schedule will return to practice.
The bookmaker has a previous relationship with South African cricket having sponsored the inaugural Mzansi Super League T20 competition in 2018, and a contract Betway will extend next year.
Cricket South Africa Commercial Kugandrie Govender named Betway as a new team sponsor. Cricket South Africa is satisfying to have a mutually beneficial relationship with an integrity organization that will contribute to the country’s cricket game while achieving its goals.
Cricket South Africa is pleased that Betway reciprocates the confidence with Cricket South Africa in these hard times.