Christchurch: Cricket West Indies and the national team has unveiled the new T20I playing jersey ahead of the upcoming three-match T20I series against New Zealand.
The T20I shirt features an eye-catching, contemporary maroon and yellow geometric pattern on the shirt front, with contrast maroon sleeves.The bold, vibrant colours and design are a trademark of the ''MenInMaroon'', one of the most successful, exciting, and skillful teams in world cricket.
The playing shirts are made with a premium, lightweight performance stretch fabric and are available in both short sleeve and long sleeve versions.
''The T20I shirt will be worn for all T20I matches in the build-up to the ICC T20 World Cup and in all West Indies Women's T20I matches,'' the board said in a statement on Friday.
West Indies are the defending and two-time men's T20 World Champions, having won back-to-back World Cups in 2012 in Sri Lanka and again in 2016 in India.
Cricket West Indies' Commercial Director Dominic Warne felt excited at the jersey launch and hoped
that the fans would adore the bold design and support the West Indian team for the upcoming series and throughout next year.
"We're really excited for the new T20I shirt to debut with the West Indies Men's team in New Zealand. We know that fans will love the bold design and rally behind the #MenInMaroon for this series and throughout 2021," said Dominic Warne.
West Indies and New Zealand will lock horns in three T20Is against each other. The first of the three T20Is begins in Auckland on November 27.(UNI)