The veteran Indian fast bowler, Jhulan Goswami marked her presence on the bandwagon of NFTs by collaborating with the Dubai based company Cricflix, in association with Fanatic Sports and RevSportz.
On December 24, the first-ever cricket NFT auction would be launched making Jhulan Goswami, the first women cricketer to share the cricket NFT memorabilia.
While speaking about this initiative, Goswami said, “I am very pleased. May I say this should be the start for many other colleagues of mine to unlock NFT value and reach out to fans.”
Commenting on the company’s approach, CricFlix co-founder Anwar Hussein said, “We, at CricFlix, are providing powerful transformations into the metaverse by bringing world-class cricket memorabilia with a renowned history behind it. It is an investment piece of a rare asset class for the future generations where the metaverse and physical world come together and thrive.”
The Founder and CEO of Fanatic Sports also gave his insights on the future of NFT’s, he said, “This is world’s first hybrid cricket NFT auction providing valuable collectable investment opportunities along with ‘Once in a lifetime’ sports experiences worldwide. We believe combining a tangible experience with the NFT auction is a game-changer and unique proposition for passionate fans. Imagine watching the most viewed match from the best seats in the stadium and interacting with the legends of the game and providing immersive and unforgettable experiences is our speciality.”
Cricket fans across the globe would have access to other rare artefacts also other than the jersey. They can have the access to match tickets of the 1932 and 1936 India tours of England, Lata Mangeshkar’s recording for the 1983 World Cup winners, legendary cricketer Sir Don Bradman’s signed stamp and many other memorable collectibles of the cricket world.