The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced that the Indian cricket team will wear the new jersey ahead of the Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17. The new jersey will start from today. 13 October.
“The moment we’ve all been waiting for! Join us for the big show on October 13th only on @mpl_sport. Are you excited?” Read BCCI’s tweet.
The jersey will be launched by athleisure brand MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor Indian Cricket Team until December 2023. The new jersey will replace the navy-blue retro jersey with blue, green, white and red stripes, inspired by the 1992 World Cup kit the team has been sporting since the tour of Australia in November last year.
The moment we’ve all been waiting for!
Join us for big revelations on 13th October only @mpl_sport.
are you excited? pic.twitter.com/j4jqXHvnQU
—BCCI (@BCCI) 8 October 2021
“At MPL Sports, fans are our biggest inspiration and we wanted to present a jersey that reflects them. Their enthusiasm, energy and spirit is what makes this jersey. At a time when most fans are physically present in the stadium Cheer for the team As is happening overseas, his blessings lie with the players in the form of this jersey.
“This is the first time in the history of Team India that fans can get their hands on official team jerseys at such an affordable price. Apart from the new jersey, we also launched a diverse range of new merchandise to express our love for the fans. Will do for the team,” Shobhit Gupta, Head – MPL Sports said in a statement.
The Indian team will step on the field wearing the new jersey for the first time in their warm-up match against England on 18 October. The jersey will then be worn during India’s opening match against Pakistan in the Men’s T20 World Cup on October 24.
Fans can get their hands on the new jersey with the pre-booking period starting from Friday, which has three options – fan jersey, player edition jersey and Virat Kohli’s signature number 18 jersey starting at 1799 INR.