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CSA announce new apparel sponsor, is this the kit the Proteas T20 Cricket World Cup kit?

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has introduced Castore as the apparel sponsor for the Proteas after parting methods with New Balance. 

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On Monday morning, New Balance and CSA introduced their determination to not proceed their partnership after it expires on the 1st of October 2021, with Castore now taking on. 

CSA introduced parting of how with New Balance

CSA had introduced on Monday morning that, they might be introduced a successor to New Balance on Thurdsay (at this time), ending a six-year partnership with them. The South African cricket physique has then made good on its promise, saying Castore as their new apparel sponsor as scheduled. 

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In New Balance’s parting of how press launch, the apparel producer did state their willingness to assist CSA with Proteas kit, throughout their transitioning interval to their new sponsor. But having introduced Castore, in addition to an image of white ball cricket captain Temba Bavuma, posing alongside Lions teammate Rassie Van Der Dussen, in a new kit, it could seem that the new producer may have already got that aspect of issues finalised as nicely. 

CSA additionally introduced that the contract with Castore would run for 3 years, expiring in September 2024.

CSA welcomes Castore

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Castore on board to our team of sponsors and suppliers,” mentioned CSA performing chief govt Pholetsi Moseki. “Castore is one in all the massive gamers in the world of sports activities technical apparel and they’re concerned round the world with such various sporting codes as Formula 1, biking, soccer, athletics and swimming.

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“As we all know, most international cricket these days is played on the Asian sub-continent and its surrounding areas where climatic conditions are extremely challenging, and it is important that our players have the most comfortable apparel available to allow them to compete at their optimal level,” continued Moseki.

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“Castore is a perfect fit for our national teams who all have major ICC events on the immediate horizon. We look forward to a fruitful and happy relationship over the next three years.” Moseki concluded. 

Founder of Castore Tom Beahon expressed his delight, and regarded forward to the T20 World Cup as the good platform to kickstart their journey with CSA and the Proteas. 

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“Adding to our (Castore) wide range of teams and athletes with a team such as Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) Proteas is a huge honour for us as a brand and we’re excited to see where the partnership will take us, The T20 World Cup is the perfect way to kick off our partnership, an exciting, forward-thinking concept still in its formative years whereby entertainment is ever-present”. mentioned Beahon.

Here is a primary look of the Proteas in a Castore kit, courtesy of CSA: 

 

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