Gujarat Titans (GT), the reigning champions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, have signed a brand-new partnership with the officially licensed cricket NFTs platform, Rario.
Following the association, Rario has been named the official digital collectibles partner of GT for IPL 2023.
The Gujarat-based unit and the NFT Platform have used their social media platforms to unveil this brand-new affiliation.
The partnership between the two will provide exclusive digital player cards of the team to GT supporters across the world for a period of three years.
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world with T20 Cricket propelling its popularity and the NFT platform’s partnership with the Titans could change the dynamics of fan interaction.
As per the partnership, fans can now own and trade unique digital cards of star players of GT such as Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill. GT fans will also enjoy a lot of benefits that include meeting players, building a collection, and watching matches like a celebrity, all courtesy of these exclusive cards.
Rario, the exclusive NFT cricket platform, helps people to collect and trade some of the famous licensed moments in the form of digital collectible cards. The NFT platform has a rich history of partnering with some of the popular names from the cricket fraternity – Cricket Australia (CA), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik, Quinton De Kock, Venkatesh Iyer, Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma, Virender Sehwag, Rashid Khan, Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Lanka Premier League (LPL), Legends League Cricket (LLC) and Rishabh Pant.
Arvinder Singh, COO of Gujarat Titans, said, “Gujarat Titans have always explored new ways to engage with the fans and facilitate greater interactions between them and the team – something Rario has revolutionized in recent times. We believe that this partnership will help us take the next step in forming a deeper connection with our supporters globally and take our fan experience to the next level.”
Ankit Wadhwa, Founder and CEO, Rario, said, “We are delighted to partner with the Gujarat Titans. Straight off the bat, the team has made a major impact on the Tata Indian Premier League and taken the cricket world by storm. We at Rario are super excited to create limited-edition digital collectibles with which fans of the Titans get rare access to the inner circle of the franchise and players like Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Shami – just to name a few.”
The Hardik Pandya-led team will start its title defence in the opening encounter of the tournament against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on March 31 in Ahmedabad.