IND vs AUS: BCCI announced today that MPL Sports will now be the new kit sponsor and official merchandise partner for the Indian Cricket Team, both men as well as for women till three years assignment. Mobile Premier League (MPL) is also associated with IPL franchises like Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) signed a three-year agreement with MPL Sports that starts from November 2020 and goes on till December 2023. 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 announced on Tuesday that MPL Sports as an official kit sponsor and merchandise partner for the Indian Cricket Team.
MPL Sports’ association with the BCCI begins with upcoming India’s tour of Australia for the 2020 - 21 session, which will see Team India sporting the new jerseys. Team India will be seen sporting the new jerseys against the Aussies in their two-month-long series which is set to begin on November 27, 2020.
“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’s tour of Australia. 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 official BCCI release stated.
“We are delighted to announce the dawn of a new era for Indian cricket with the appointment of MPL Sports as the kit sponsor for the Indian men’s and women’s national cricket team until 2023. 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.
The first ODI between India and Australia will be played on November 27 at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).