Nike, the official apparel sponsor for BCCI, today unveiled the new ODI Team kit. To showcase the brighter, bolder and new technologically advanced ODI kit, India's Men in Blue - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Oza and Gautam Gambhir - were present at Nike's launch event today at Chandigarh. Team India will first appearance this new ODI kit in the forth coming India – Australia three match ODI series and will also be available for fans at Nike retail in October 2010.
The event saw Nike's introduction of its worldwide acclaimed considered design ethos - one that combines sustainability principles and innovative performance products for athletes - in India in the sport of cricket. The new brighter bolder blue jersey showcased at the launch event is made entirely from recycled polyester, each one produced from up to eight recycled plastic bottles. The national team kits represent an important step in the process to make all Nike products more sustainable and the New Year will see Team India debut the recycled version on pitch as well as be made available at Nike retail for fans.