New Delhi: The Indian men's and women's cricket teams will take the field in the upcoming World Twenty20 Championships wearing brand new kits unveiled by Nike today.
The design features a new collar which has a clear Asian influence, while four-way stretch pants includes articulated patterning on the knee to withstand aggressive play.
(L-R) Harmanpreet Kaur, Shubhlakshmi Sharma, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Mitali Raj, Ajinkya Rahane and R. Ashwin in the Indian kit for ICC?World T20 Championships 2016. The Indian men’s and women’s cricket teams will take the field in the upcoming World Twenty20 Championships wearing brand new kits which were unveiled by Nike on Thursday. Pic/PTI
"Bold with a contemporary stripped motif, the kits express the excitement and responsibility the players feel when representing their country," says Mithali Raj, captain, Women cricket team.
While commenting upon the new jersey Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane said that donning the signature blue is a proud moment for a player representing the country.
"Wearing the kit and playing for the country is an overwhelming feeling, which is impossible to express in words. Whenever I put on the blue, the feeling is altogether different," he said. Both men and women, will be officially using the jersey from March 15.