Outlook – Imagine this scenario: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the finisher, slams the last ball of the 2019 World Cup final at Lord’s, London, for the title-winning six for India – a la the 2011 final in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium – as his face comes up on the advertising panels along the boundary line simultaneously.

Summary

  • Imagine this scenario: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the finisher, slams the last ball of the 2019 World Cup final at Lord’s, London, for the title-winning six for India – a la the 2011 final in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium – as his face comes up on the advertising panels along the boundary line simultaneously.
  • Whether India reach the World Cup final on July 14 or not, it is quite certain that Dhoni’s face would pop up not only during the final but also throughout the tournament that starts on May 30.
  • This is possible because one of Dhoni’s many clients, GoDaddy Inc.
  • “Last December, Dhoni had signed as our brand ambassador, and now we have signed as an official sponsor of the ICC World Cup.
  • By virtue of being an official sponsor, GoDaddy will get to advertise on the in-stadia panels along the boundary inside all the stadiums hosting the World Cup matches.


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