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Gaming portal ties up with K'kata IPL team

business Updated: Apr 23, 2008 21:01 IST

On-line gaming portal Zapak.Com, a Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group venture, has tied up with the Shahrukh Khan-owned Indian Premier League team - Kolkata IPL team - as the latter's official gaming partner in the billion-dollar tournament.

The portal would create a dedicated cricket zone on the official website of the Sourav Ganguly-led Kolkata outfit, http://www.Kolkataknightriders.Com, a media release said on Wednesday.

The zone will have 10 cricket games custom built specially around Kolkata IPL team and based on the response for these games the portal aims to introduce more games, the release added.

"Zapak.Com was an ideal choice as the Internet gaming partner for Kolkata IPL team as they have the strongest and largest database when it comes to online games in India.

"We were looking for someone who could capture the essence of cricket and at the same time promote Kolkata IPL team as the best IPL club," Shahrukh Khan said.