Bangalore, Dec 3: Cricket fans will soon get to wield special MS Dhoni bats "MSD 7" and also wear "MSD" fitness gear.
Dhoni has been recently signed by Spartan Sports for a record bat deal. According to reports, the Indian skipper will get Rs 18-20 crores from the Australian sports goods company.
"Spartan Sports is proud to announce the signing of our latest superstar ambassador, Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni," the company announced on its website.
Dhoni was seen playing with Spartan bat during the India-West Indies ODI series that concluded last week.
Dhoni has joined Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke, English wicketkeeper Matt Prior and West Indies opener star Chris Gayle in signing up with Spartan.
"One of the hardest working players in the cricketing community, MS Dhoni captains all three formats of the international game for India, as well as IPL Team Chennai Super Kings. His hardworking, unconventional style fits in perfectly with the culture here at Spartan and we look forward to bringing out the MSD 7 range of cricket and fitness gear to sporting retailers all around the world. His new bat the MSD 7 is hand crafted to exact specifications to suit his playing style and is regarded as one of the best bats on the market," Spartan said.