Team India’s new cricket jersey in launched in Bengluru on 12th January 2017.The BCCI (Board of Cricket Control in India) has gifted the Indian cricketers with new jersey with advanced features this new year.
Team India will be wearing its new jersey against England for the first time. The ODI and T20 series against England will be starting from January 15th 2017. Team India will be facing England with Virat Kohli as new captain and with new jersey.
According to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), sportswear multinational company and sponsor of Team India, Nike has created “the most innovative team kit” in consultation with the players.
The new jersey is launched with 3 new key features. The new features will help players to have more comfort with the dress and perform better by having increased focus. The key features are:
1. 4D Quickness: The new cloth of the jersey will have multi-directional and multi-dimensional stretch which will provide smooth body movement of the players.
2. Temperature Regulation: Nike has named this feature as ‘Tuned Breathability’. The cloth used is of temperature regulator material. This will prevent overheating of body.
3. Zero Distraction: The material and design of the kit is such that will prevent players distractions from the game.
The point which is to be noted from the launch picture of new kit of Team India is Captain Cool in the middle of the picture. Normally the Team’s captain always stands in the middle of the picture but with MS Dhoni being in the centre is a good sign for the MSD’s fans.