Team India. (Source: BCCI)

BCCI has announced MPL Sports as the Indian team’s new official kit sponsor in a three-year deal.

As part of the deal, India’s Men’s, Women’s and U-19 teams will all wear jerseys, kits designed and manufactured by MPL Sports. The three-year period commences from November 2020, lasting up to December 2023. Thus, the Indian team will be seen donning new jerseys in their upcoming series against Australia.

Speaking about the new partnership, BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly said: “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.”

“The partnership leads us to a new frontier for Team India and for sports merchandising in the country. We look forward to working with a young Indian brand like MPL Sports to tap the potential that this sphere holds. This partnership aims at facilitating access to high-quality Indian cricket fan merchandise, including the coveted Indian cricket team jersey for cricket fans not just in the country but globally.”