The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced its partnership with MPL Sports, the athleisure wear and sports merchandise brand from Mobile Premier League, as the new kit sponsor and official merchandise partner for the Indian cricket team.
MPL Sponsor Indian cricket Team Kit
As part of a 3-year deal, MPL Sports designed and manufactured jerseys will be worn by men’s, women’s. And the Under-19 Indian cricket teams also follow the same until 2023.
🚨 NEWS 🚨: BCCI announces MPL Sports as Official Kit Sponsor for Team India
As part of a three-year deal, MPL Sports designed and manufactured jerseys will be worn by Men’s, Women’s and the Under-19 INDIAN cricket teams.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 17, 2020
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced its partnership with MPL Sports. The athleisure wear and sports merchandise brand from Mobile Premier League, India’s largest esports platform, as the new kit sponsor. And also an official merchandise partner for the Indian Cricket Team.
Under the newly-inked strategic partnership, MPL Sports has entered into a three-year agreement from November 2020 to December 2023. MPL Sports’ association with the BCCI begins with the upcoming India tour of Australia, 2020-21. Which will see Team India sporting the new jerseys.
“The senior men and women and the Under-19 teams are also a part of the deal for the new kits.
“Apart from Team India jerseys, MPL Sports will also sell licensed Team India merchandise. MPL Sports will offer the jerseys and its wide range of Team India merchandise to fans at affordable prices,” the BCCI announced in a statement.
The agreement will run from this November to December 2023, replacing sportswear giant Nike. Whose five-year extension signed in 2016 ended this year. The association will begin this month with India’s tour of Australia, where India set to play three one-day internationals, three Twenty20 matches, and four Tests.
BCCI President on signing MPL as the Kit sponsor
“We look forward to MPL Sports adding a new chapter to the team’s kit, and bring official BCCI licensed merchandise within easy and convenient reach for the billion-plus fans who cheer for Team India,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said in a statement.
MPL Sports offers a wide range of affordable products, from sports and athleisure wear to Cricket equipment, as well as other accessories such as masks, wrist bands, footwear, and headgear, etc. The brand also plans to launch affordable high-performance clothing and accessories dedicated to esports fans.