Through this partnership, Pat Cummins will be able to will usher in a new era of cricket fandom with the latest NFT technology
New Delhi, India, 23rd November 2022: Rario, the first marketplace for officially certified digital cricket collectibles, announced its partnership with the captain of Australia in Test and ODI cricket, Pat Cummins to allow fans from around the world to own his digitable collectibles exclusively on Rario.com. Pat joins Sachin Tendulkar, Rishabh Pant, Virendra Sehwag, Aaron Finch, Faf du Plessis, Dinesh Kartik, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Arshdeep Singh, Axar Patel, and many more players for his exclusive NFTs.
Pat Cummins made his first-class debut at the age of 17 topping the wicket-taker list in the 2010-11 state-based Big Bash League. He made his international debut against South Africa at 18, when he took a 6 wicket haul in the second innings and helped Australia win. Since then, he quickly rose to be the world’s No.1 ranked bowler in Test cricket and played a major role in Australia winning their first-ever men’s T20 World Cup in 2021. He leads his team as a captain in both Tests and ODIs. He also represents the Kolkata knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Speaking on this partnership Pat Cummins said, “The past 11 years of my cricket career have been quite memorable ranging from making my debut at the age of 18 to winning the first T20 World Cup for my country. I am looking forward to my partnership with Rario now that fans can enjoy these memorable moments of my cricket career in a way unknown to us before with the introduction of NFTs.
Cricket is a game that runs on the love and emotions of fans and this has been the main reason for the rise of cricket across the world. I believe that with the help of the new NFT technology, cricket fandom will only increase and expand in the future.”
Rario Co-Founder and CEO, Ankit Wadhwa said, “With every passing year, Pat Cummins has cemented his position as one of the top cricketers from Australia. We are very excited to have him on our platform, this will allow fans from around the world to own his digital collectibles exclusively on Rario.com. With regard to the gaming viewpoint, I am positive that Pat’s player cards will be one of the most prominent in our ecosystem. His addition to our line-up of players will help strengthen the global cricket fandom Rario aims to create.’’
About Rario – World’s first Officially Licensed Cricket NFT Platform
Founded in 2021 by IIT Alumni Ankit Wadhwa and Sunny Bhanot as the world’s first officially licensed digital collectibles platform for cricket fans to collect and trade cricket NFTs (Non-fungible Tokens). Rario has exclusive partnerships including Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket, Big Bash League, Women’s Big Bash League, Super Smash, Hero Caribbean Premier League, Lanka Premier League, Abu Dhabi T10 League, and Legends League Cricket, and has a roster of over 900 international cricketers as well as over 30 exclusive brand ambassadors.
Having Polygon Studios, and Animoca as partners, Rario is backed by reputed investors such as Kingsway Capital, Presight Capital, and Dream Capital. Since 2021, Rario has sold over 150,000 NFTs to sports fans across 75+ countries.