Raina will be seen wielding the adidas-ST bat and sporting the adidas-ST cricket gear which has been co-created with the Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 17, 2012
The flamboyant southpaw from Uttar Pradesh is set to take on the field this T20 World Cup in a brand new avatar with the latest set of ammunition in his armory. adidas, the world’s leading sportswear brand is all in to take Rainato the next level of cricketing excellence. In the warm up match against Pakistan on Monday, September 17, Raina will be seen wielding the adidas-ST bat and sporting the adidas-ST cricket gear which has been co-created with the Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar.
We are just days away from the much awaited World Cup action, and a lot is expected from the stylish, swashbuckling all-rounder. Raina has been tremendously successful in this format of the game and he is expected to play a key role to reclaim the cup-The complete package, with fearless batting prowess, valuable off-spin bowling and mercurial fielding. However, these skills don’t come easy. Raina has been training in the latestcutting-edge adidas training gear, and pushing himself to outperform on the field.
Speaking about his association with adidas, Suresh Raina said “I am extremely excited and raring to go on the field in the adidas-ST gear. It’s been a fantastic journey with adidas and they have been extremely supportive throughout my career. adidas has consistently enabled me to have an edge on and off the pitch with their revolutionary products. I have alsobeen training harder than ever for this World Cup and the new adidas training gear has helped me harness untapped strength that I never knew existed.”
Adding to this latest announcement, Tushar Goculdas, Brand Director- adidas India said “We are proud to support a gifted player like Raina who has always managed to create a big impact in the game whether through his batting, bowling or brilliant fielding skills.He is a frontrunner amongst the young breed of Indian cricketers, and has also recently been listed as the 3rd best batsmen in ICC’s T20 Rankings. We believethis relationship will only empower him further to deliver match winning performances and achieve more historic milestones.”
Ali Hamid Zaidi, CEO, Game3 Sports Management said “I am overwhelmed to have the privilege of managing a dynamic and young talent like Suresh Raina. His association with the world’s leading sportswear brand adds another feather to the cap and we believe this relationship would prosper in the coming times.”
Though Monday is set to be just a warm up game, the atmosphere however is brimming with excitement for the clash against Pakistan. Raina is all in for the match up and adidas is all in with him.