India vs Pakistan and other matches to be telecast LIVE in select cinemas across India
Mumbai, 27th August, 2022: Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit by attendance, today announced the screening of an exclusive set of matches of the Asia Cup LIVE in partnership with Asian Cricket Council. Fans across India can watch six high voltage matches in any of the 31 Cinépolis multiplexes close to them beginning with the headline clash between India and Pakistan on Sunday, 28th August.
The other matches that will be screened LIVE include India’s second group encounter against Hong Kong, three Super 4 games including teams from both Groups A & B, and the final scheduled on Sunday, 11th September. Fans can book their tickets to cheer for the Men in Blue at the box office, www.cinepolisindia.com, Paytm and BookMyShow for an unmatched viewing experience while enjoying the best-in-class services offered by Cinépolis. Apart from being the official event screening partner, Cinépolis has also bagged the rights to distribute the content pan India.
Jay Shah, President, Asia Cricket Council, “The right ambience can truly elevate cricket viewing for fans and enthusiasts. We are thrilled to partner with a leading movie theatre chain such as Cinepolis that extends a truly immersive match experience across multiple locations. We are hopeful the consumers will appreciate this offering and allow us to extend this partnership for season to come.”
Devang Sampat, CEO, Cinépolis India, said, “We can’t take every cricket fan to the match, but we can bring the match to the fans and give them an experience to cherish. The discerning fans not only want to watch their favourite cricketers in action but also celebrate every four, six and wicket in style. Through this unique viewing experience, we are delighted to offer our patrons and mall partners with the adrenaline rush a cricket match must be enjoyed with.”
Cinépolis total screen-count now stands at 416 screens with 94 multiplexes across India. Meanwhile, Cinépolis also offers a customer engagement programme through ‘Club Cinépolis’ membership that allows a patron to earn and burn points on movie tickets, F&B and offers exclusive benefits of special screenings, meet & greet with stars and much more. Cinépolis India has created a strong footprint across 61 Indian cities with significant presence in all metro cities. Cinépolis extends a contemporary approach which seamlessly weaves the entire range of cherry-picked cinema formats from across the world under one roof offering an unmatched experience to all movie patrons.
Pen Marudhar and Cinepolis India are partnering to distribute the event content pan India. The schedule of the matches is enclosed below:
|1.||Sunday||28/08/2022||India vs Pakistan||Group A||7:30 pm|
|2.||Wednesday||31/08/2022||India vs Hong Kong||Group A||7:30 pm|
|3.||Sunday||04/09/2022||A1 vs A2||Super 4||7:30 pm|
|4.||Tuesday||06/09/2022||A1 vs B1||Super 4||7:30 pm|
|5.||Thursday||08/09/2022||A1 vs B2||Super 4||7:30 pm|