New Delhi:MyTeam11, one of India's leading fantasy sports platforms, on Friday was announced as the Title Sponsors of the highly anticipated and upcoming tour of the Indian cricket team to the Carribean Islands, by Cricket West Indies. The tour will now be rechristened the 'MyTeam11 International Series' and actually begins in Florida, US.
Commenting on the development, Dominic Warne, Commercial and Marketing Director, Cricket West Indies said, "Cricket West Indies is delighted to welcome "MyTeam11'' as the title sponsor of the forthcoming 'MyTeam11 International Series' between the West Indies and India. We know that sports fans and cricket fans in particular are exploring additional ways to grow their engagement with the sport they love''.
''MyTeam11's sponsorship gives fans a new means to get involved with all of the action throughout India's tour of the West Indies. The Series will be full of excitement across all three formats of the game pitting the world's most followed team, India, against every cricket fans' second favourite team and the heartbeat of the Caribbean, the West Indies. This partnership demonstrates the appeal of the West Indies cricket brand far beyond Caribbean shores," he added.
Also giving a thumbs-up to the association was MyTeam11 Brand Ambassador and former India cricketer Virender Sehwag. He shared the following thoughts, "What makes me really proud is that MyTeam11 is the first fantasy sports company that has become the title sponsor of a cricket series. This shows their commitment towards the sport. I Congratulate MyTeam11."
The tour commences on August 3, when the first of three T20 internationals between the two sides is scheduled for Florida and will see a total of three T20s and One-Day Internationals (ODIs) each as well as two Test matches in a five-week period.(UNI)