In the last two matches of the IPL involving the team Deccan Chargers one say Yamaha on the caps and helmets of players leading to speculation about the role of the company in the team. It has now been confirmed that Yamaha has become a strategic partner of the team and that it will figure in all communication emanating from the team. The Chargers fared dismally in seasons one and three but won the championship in South Africa in season two. Its two matches so far have resulted in the side losing to Rajasthan Royals and the Kolkata Knight Riders.