The partnership spans three years and will work to identify and develop cricket talent and boost Delhi Capitals Acadamy programme.
Among the features provided by Sportradar is its live-streaming technology solution, Frogbox. The company will also provide the academy with an electronics scoring app and a mobile responsive match centre for various game statistics.
For coaching and social media growth, Sportradar will additionally give the academy access to its fan engagement and coaching app, Lilypad.
Jarod Pickering, head of cricket at Sportadar, said cricket academies like Delhi Capitals Academy are key 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 technological solutions can be used to further develop the sport that the entire nation is incredibly passionate about,” Pickering said.
Dhiraj Malhotra, CEO of Delhi Capitals, also hailed the value of the academy’s collaboration with Sportradar.
“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,” he said.
“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.”