Dubai: “It cannot get bigger than this” – As the cricketers prepare for the T20 World Cup 2021, MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor for the Indian cricket team, marked the launch of the new Team India ‘Billion Cheers Jersey’ with a scintillating at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, one of the host cities for the tournament, on Wednesday. This was a first-of-a-kind initiative, the shirt features soundwaves of the fans’ cheers from iconic past matches and is an ode to their unwavering support over the years.Also Read - SCO vs NAM Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Hints ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 21: Captain, Vice-Captain - Scotland vs Namibia, Playing 11s, Team News For Today's T20 Match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium 7:30 PM IST October 27 Wednesday
“For the first time ever, a Team India Jersey lit up the @BurjKhalifa. The #BillionCheersJersey inspired by the cheers of a billion fans reached new heights, quite literally. Are you ready to #ShowYourGame and back Team India?” tweeted the MPL Sports on Thursday. Also Read - Former New Zealand Cricketers Ian Smith, Brendon McCullum Highlight Balance Issues After Loss to Pakistan
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also shared the video on its Twitter handle, reading as “The Team India World Cup jersey unveil gets bigger and better with a projection on the iconic Burj Khalifa. Watch the historic moment here!”
The new jersey, unveiled ahead of the men’s T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, features soundwaves designs inspired from the cheers of the fans. During the show, larger-than-life renditions of captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah in the new jersey.
India will kick off their men’s T20 World Cup 2021 campaign against Pakistan in a Group 2 match of Super 12 on October 24 in the Dubai International Stadium.
Prior to that, India will also play two warm-up games against England and Australia on October 18 and 20, respectively. Both warm-up fixtures will take place at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai.