The first and foremost cricket-based social experience platform, Bowled.io has joined forces with the veteran commentator, Harsha Bhogle.
In this development, Bowled.io has roped in the cricket expert as a strategic investor. Bhogle will helm the committee of Bowled.io and will help the company with resourceful insights and getting closer to the fans across the globe. In addition, the 61-year-old will also aid Bowled.io in creating new formats for games based on the sport on the platform.
Commenting on Harsha’s partnership with Bowled.io, Rahul Singh, Cofounder, Bowled.io said, “Straight drive is the same, whether it is Meerut or Melbourne or Manchester. We started with a mission to bring together cricket lovers from all over the world through the power of sports, gaming and social engagement. Bowled.io is the go-to platform for cricket lovers providing an immersive and 360-degree experience for cricket fans to connect, compete, and share their passion for the sport. So far, global cricket fans have hit over 10.5M sixes, caught over 12M catches and taken over 2.5M wickets on the platform. Building further on the overwhelmingly positive response from the community, we are super excited to add Harsha as a brand ambassador and strategic investor. His expertise and adroit understanding of the sports ecosystem will help us grow Bowled.io and connect with sports fans globally.”
Speaking on joining Bowled.io, Harsha Bhogle said, “Strategy-based games have always piqued my interest since they let people compete with one another and get more involved. I was drawn in by the prospect of working with a youthful, zealous team of cricket enthusiasts and their new take on cricket. I now expect a prolonged, exploratory journey with this fantastic young team.”
Bowled.io, which was launched in March 2022, enables its users to own in-game assets, play games, and participate in tournaments, which will lead to social and economic benefits. Bowled.io is incorporated by blockchain technology enabling ownership and making use of the assets. Bowled.io’s super app consists of a user based from 70+ countries with over 34M hours of gameplay consumed and 60M+ in-game assets in the process.
Bowled.io also aims to diversify its portfolio by progressing into different sports, like tennis, basketball and football. The company also onboarded Sky Mavis, the creator and operator of Axie Infinity, as a strategic investor and partner. In March 2022, Bowled.io gathered $3M from other important global investors and industry professionals.