India’s prime pacer, Jasprit Bumrah has joined hands with FanCraze, the subsidiary firm of Faze Technologies, to enter the NFT metaverse. He becomes the newest addition to the list of cricketers that have teamed up with FanCraze to share their memorabilia of record-breaking achievements through NFTs and collectibles. Apart from Bumrah, FanCraze has also got on board the likes of Andre Russell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal and Rohit Sharma.
Both the concerned authorities let the audience know about their association through their official social media handles particularly Instagram. Bumrah announced this awaited move through a feature video that said, “Super excited to announce my exclusive partnership with FanCraze and my journey into the cricketing metaverse!. You can now get to own some of my favourite and most memorable moments as your own NFTs. Tell me which is your favourite Boom Boom Bumrah moment in the comments below. Follow FanCraze now and sign up to know more about my NFTs and start building your collection”.
FanCraze also revealed the agreement with the yorker specialist through a feature post that said, “The Yorker King sets foot in the cricket metaverse with FanCraze. India’s best white-ball bowler and the one and only Yorker King, Jasprit Bumrah will be exclusively launching his personal NFTs on FanCraze.”
In this collaboration, the aforementioned platform would be minting NFTs of some of the iconic moments of the pacer and will allow his fans to own it in a verifiable manner. The fans can also share and trade these collectibles and get a chance to connect with the cricketer’s inspirational career.
FanCraze had recently added several significant cricketers under its belt and built a strong stance in the cricket universe. The firm has gained $17.4m in seed funding from Tiger Global, Coatue, Sequoia Capital India, Dapper Labs etc. The NFT producer earlier had also grabbed a three-year deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the rights to its huge catalogues of video and audio clips concerning cricketing moments from 1975.