New Delhi, Sep 17: India's Suresh Raina has been roped in by German sportswear giant Adidas, as brand ambassador for its company's sports gear for the upcoming ICC World T20 that is starting on September 18.
The company's brand director Tushar Goculdas, also stated that Adidas is proud to be associated with a talented player like Raina.
"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," Adidas India Brand Director Tushar Goculdas said in a statement.
Having been named the brand ambassador of Adidas, Suresh Raina said "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".
Earlier he had only sported the company's shoes in terms.
Raina will be sporting the company's cricketing gear in the T20 World Cup for the first time, as he had sported only the company's shoes so far.
Adidas are also the official apparel sponsors for IPL teams Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils and Pune Warriors India.
While the sponsored cricketers list include Suresh Raina, Sachin Tendulkar, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pillard and Dwayne Bravo.