BCCI, together with MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor of India’s men’s, women’s and under-19 cricket team, unveiled the official Indian team jersey for 2021 on Wednesday.
Cheers from the team’s more than 1 billion fans at home and abroad have inspired the jersey that players will wear to the upcoming T20 World Cup.
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This is the first time in Indian cricket history that fans have been commemorated with a jersey. Take your chants and cheers from iconic past matches, transformed into unique sound wave patterns. As much as the jersey, aptly named the “Billion Cheers Shirt”, pays tribute to their unwavering support, it also serves as a beacon of inspiration and encouragement for the India team to do their best on the field. The jersey comes in shades of Prussian blue and royal blue, offering a bold and distinctive look of champions.
Sourav Ganguly, Chairman of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), said: “The Indian cricket team enjoys support not only in India but all over the world, and there is no better way to celebrate their enthusiasm and energy. than through this jersey. This will undoubtedly provide the team with the much needed enthusiastic support in their quest to emerge as the T20 world champions. We are also pleased to see that MPL Sports continues to deliver products that are widely affordable and accessible. “.
Jay Shah, Cricket Control Board India (BCCI) Secretary, stated: “We are excited to present the official jersey today and make it available to fans ahead of the T20 games in association with MPL Sports. The story behind the The jersey is the story of every cricket fan in India. We are sure that wearing this jersey will be a source of great pride for both the team and the fans. ”
Virat Kohli, Captain of the Indian National Cricket Team, said that the design of the jersey is quite eye-catching.
“We have immense respect for our fans and this makes the official jersey even more special. The design is quite eye-catching and different from what we’ve worn in the past, while also providing comfort and performance to allow us to do our best. us. All of us are thrilled to put on the new colors, show our game and make our more than 1 billion fans proud, “he said.