According to BCCI, the jersey was inspired by the spectators’ billion cheers.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) presented the new men’s jersey on Wednesday, ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup.
The jersey was introduced on social media by the BCCI and MPL Sports, the Indian cricket team’s official kit sponsor. A billion cheers of the spectators, according to BCCI, inspired the jersey.
With its super-fast moisture absorbent and quick-drying characteristics, the ready-to-wear polyester jacquard product is intended for comfort.
Virat Kohli and his teammates will wear this navy-blue jersey in the first Cricket World Cup following the pandemic, as well as in limited-over cricket matches afterwards.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is a Twenty20 International cricket tournament held every two years.
The event, which is organized by cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), presently has 16 teams, with the top 10 sides from the rankings at the time of the deadline and six more cricket teams selected through the Qualifier matches.
Schedule for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
On October 17, the T20 World Cup 2021 will begin with a Round 1 Group B match between hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea. In the evening clash, Scotland and Bangladesh, the other teams in Group B, will face off.
The next day, the Netherlands, Ireland, Sri Lanka, and Namibia, including in Group A, will compete in Abu Dhabi, with Round 1 matches lasting until October 22.
The top two teams from each group will advance to the Super 12 stage, which begins on October 23.
On November 10, the first semi-final will take place in Abu Dhabi. Dubai will also host the second semi-final on November 11. Reserve days are scheduled for both semi-finals.
The tournament’s highlight match will take place in Dubai on Sunday, November 14, with Monday serving as a contingency date.