The BCCI has announced that MPL (Mobile Premier League) Sports will be the new kit sponsor and official merchandise partner for the Indian Cricket team on Tuesday.
In a media advisory, MPL Sports has signed a three-year agreement with the BCCI from November 2020 to December 2023. MPL Sports will be providing new Team India kits for the senior men’s, women’s and Under-19 cricket teams.
Fans will get to see their favourite Indian cricketers don the new Team India jerseys in the upcoming India tour of Australia which commences on November 27. “We are delighted to announce the dawn of a new era of Indian cricket with the appointment of MPL sports as the Kit sponsor for the national cricket team,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said on Tuesday. He added that official BCCI licensed merchandise will be made accessible to Team India fans.
Aside from Team India kits, MPL Sports will be selling licensed Indian cricket merchandise to fans. The team jersey, along with a wide range of other merchandise will be sold at an affordable price and the fans can easily access them.
Bengaluru based-company Galactus Funware Technology Pvt Ltd operates MPL, which is an e-sports gaming platform. MPL Sports is the sports merchandise brand of the MPL. Earlier this year, BCCI deal with American based Sports Company Nike ended. Nike has been the official kit sponsor for the Indian cricket team since 2006.