Sportradar collaborates with Delhi Capitals Academy to leverage their live-streaming technology solution, FrogBox, to enhance talent identification and development efforts, while also engaging fans through innovative solutions.
Sportradar has recently unveiled its collaboration with Delhi Capitals, as the official technology partner for Delhi Capitals Academy. This three-year partnership aims to elevate the Delhi Capitals Academy program, focusing on talent identification and development across their extensive cricket academy network.
As part of the collaboration, Sportradar will be providing FrogBox, their cutting-edge live-streaming technology solution, which is already being utilized by over 500 cricket clubs across England, Australia, and Europe, to the Delhi Capitals Academy and franchises. The partnership also entails the implementation of a state-of-the-art electronic scoring app and a mobile-responsive match center, which will enable live streaming of matches, highlights, live scores, scorecards, and results. This innovative technology is set to enhance the overall experience of fans and players associated with the Delhi Capitals Academy.
Furthermore, as part of the collaboration, the Delhi Capitals Academy will also have access to Lilypad, Sportradar’s fan engagement and coaching application. This innovative tool will allow the academy to curate highlights from the live-streamed matches, compiling them into playlists that can be shared with academy students for coaching purposes or promoted on social media to reach a wider audience and showcase the academy’s talent and achievements. This cutting-edge technology will further enhance the academy’s coaching and promotional efforts, elevating its visibility and engagement with fans and players alike.
Dhiraj Malhotra, CEO of Delhi Capitals, expressed his excitement about the milestone partnership, stating that Delhi Capitals Academy has become the first academy in India to collaborate with Sportradar and harness their cutting-edge video technology for talent development in cricket.
He highlighted that the partnership brings multiple benefits, including enhancing local talent and engaging with fans in innovative ways. He eagerly anticipates working closely with Sportradar to contribute towards the growth of the game of cricket, leveraging their expertise and technology to propel the Delhi Capitals Academy to new heights.
“This is a key milestone as Delhi Capitals Academy has become the first academy in India to partner with Sportradar and leverage their innovative video technology to develop talent in cricket.
“This partnership adds value in several ways including enriching local talent and boosting engagement with our fans. We look forward to working with Sportradar to help grow the game.”
Jarod Pickering, the Head of Cricket at Sportradar, emphasized the crucial role that academies like Delhi Capitals’ play in identifying and nurturing young talent in cricket.
He expressed that Sportradar is committed to working closely with Delhi Capitals to help them achieve their vision for their academy. Additionally, he mentioned that Sportradar will actively engage with more academies across India, showcasing how their innovative technology solutions can be utilized to further enhance and develop the sport that holds immense passion and enthusiasm within the nation.
“Academies such as Delhi Capitals’ play an integral role in identifying and nurturing the next generation of talent.
“We will be working closely with Delhi Capitals to help realise their vision for the academy and will also reach out to more academies in India to showcase how our technology solutions can be used to further develop the sport that the entire nation is incredibly passionate about.”