Google celebrates India's Love for Cricket; launches new Ad campaign

With the excitement around the much anticipated ICC T20 World Cup, Google unveiled its latest Ad campaign highlighting a range of cricket Search features on its Google app.

From a range of power packed features such as score updates to match schedules in English and Hindi these features offer a front row seat to all the games. The new Search experience also includes news articles related to games, teams and players, as well as score boxes with in-depth game stats.

Further creating awareness around these new features, the two Ad films highlight the benefits of the App. Conceptualized by Lowe Lintas Delhi, the new campaign helps communicate that cricket lovers can easily get answers to any questions about cricket through the Google App from score updates  to schedules, from cricket gear to trivia.

Commenting on the new campaign, Sapna Chadha, Head of Marketing, Google India, said: “Being away from the action can be frustrating, but from today you’ll never have to miss another moment with the launch of new cricket experiences on the Google app.”

Sharing his views on the creative approach behind the campaign, Arun Iyer, Chief Creative officer, Lowe Lintas said, “Die-hard fans of cricket will stop at nothing to get the updates on scores or any information related to cricket. This element has been captured beautifully through the two films that goes on to show that no matter what you cannot take cricket out of a fan, and it’s only through relevant and timely information that you can go one-up with them.”

Adding to this, Naveen Gaur, President, Lowe Lintas said, “Cricket is the biggest passion of this country where every Indian is a bigger cricket lover than the next one. And as one of the leader brands creating a digital world, it’s only natural that Google becomes the most preferred platform for any cricket related queries”.

The campaign will be aired during the upcoming T20 Cricket World Cup and also IPL 2016 and will span essential on and offline mediums.


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