There is good news for those who are crazy about cricket and are fond of cryptocurrencies. The recently established Cricket Foundation (the first crypto ecosystem of its kind dedicated to the sport), co-founded by former cricketer Parthiv Patel along with Prithvi Rao, offers fans a platform for exclusive ownership of digital cricket memorabilia and collectibles , as they both like to describe such commodities through “cricketcrazy.io”, the world’s first Cricket Exclusive Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace.
They have also launched the world’s first cricket token which is now listed on crypto exchanges across the country.
Speaking to NB, Parthiv Patel said that the Cricket Foundation is an exclusive NFT marketplace where cricket lovers can actually (though virtually) all the mementos (for example the stump vine taken by Mohinder Amarnath after his 1983 cricket win). ) to be the owner. World Cup final against West Indies) associated with memorable moments of the game.
Apart from allowing cricket fans to exclusively own these digital collectibles, the platform also gives associated cricketers an opportunity to monetize their digital assets, thus enabling them to supplement their income post retirement from the sport. helps in.
“Cricketers have a short shelf life and by the time one matures it is time to retire from the game. Hence one must have a viable career option or a vocation to come back after retirement. We can monetize our memorable moments through this platform, however it is not just about earning money but also about sharing our memorable moments with fans and giving them joy,” said Mr. Patel said.
Mr Rao said that NFT is an application that gives fans and even collectors of souvenirs a chance to add digital collectibles to their collections.
“In WhatsApp forward, what we usually forward to others is a copy of the actual file, however in the case of NFTs with the help of blockchain technology, one can actually own the original file and it is a part of this platform. specificity.” Mr. Rao said.