Right Now is the Most Exciting Time for Sport in India’: Nita Ambani Pitches for More Investment
‘There has never been a far more conducive, even more encouraging and more enabling for sport compared to what we have today. What makes it more engaging and exciting is the strength of the numbers,’ Ambani said a ipt that the Sports Business Summit, which is an element of Advisors’ Week London 2019 occasion.
‘After England beat New Zealand at the world cup this year, 15 million viewers saw the game in England, whereas 180 million viewers watched it at India alone.
Making a pitch to get investments in India, Ambani said,’Today is probably the most enjoyable moment for sport in India, whether you are a coach, a player, an investor, an administrator or even a enthusiast’
‘800 million Indians consumed sports on television alone in 2018,’ she said, adding that fresh India is a land of infinite opportunities and the scale and size of the viewership for cricket and other sport which makes India truly a exceptional opportunity,” she explained.
Ambani, who’s also the proprietor of Mumbai Indians IPL franchise and also chairperson of the Indian Super League, said India offers the unique mix of energy of democracy, diversity, demography and evolution.
India is proud of being totally free, open, liberal and democratic society. The time isn’t far when India will become the third largest economy in the world with an ambitious goal of doubling the GDP in second 5 years and making it more a 5 trillion dollar economy,” she stated, adding that with these special opportunities, each one should become a part of the incredible India chance.