New Delhi: CEAT Ltd. today announced its association with Shubman Gill, one of the rising stars of the Indian men’s U- 19 cricket team. This bat endorsement deal makes Shubman a valuable addition to team CEAT which also has the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan and women cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur. He will now be seen playing with a bat prominently displaying CEAT insignia in all formats of the game.
Shubman Gill, India U-19 teams was the most consistent batsman during the recent U-19 world cup and received the ICC World Cup player of the tournament award. Born in Fazilka, Punjab, as a boy Gill moved from his hometown to Mohali to work on his cricket. His remarkable performances since 2014 have been bestowed with awards such as BCCI award for the Best Junior Cricketer for consecutive years in 2013-14 and 2014-15 and Man of the series trophy for his performance against England in 2017 U-19 series.
Commenting on the endorsement deal, Mr Nitish Bajaj, Vice President – Marketing, CEAT Limited, said, “We are glad to sign the endorsement deal with the U-19 world cup star performer Shubman Gill. At CEAT we strive to recognize fresh talent and encourage them in their cricketing journey. We believe that Shubman has all the required qualities to become a future cricketing superstar of India. We wish him all the very best and welcome him to the CEAT family.”
On his association with CEAT Ltd., Shubman Gill said, “I feel privileged to be part of the CEAT cricketing family, which is home to some of the finest names of Indian Cricket like Rohit Sir and Ajinkya Sir. I look forward to playing a long innings with CEAT!”
CEAT has its roots gripped with cricket, including its partnership with IPL for the Strategic Time Out segment and the CEAT Cricket Ratings that recognizes and rewards the exceptional performances of players on the international stage