Sports marketing company Rise Worldwide announced the signing of the Indian cricketer Ishan Kishan for his global management and marketing representation.
As part of the deal, Rise Worldwide will be managing Kishan’s career off the pitch, which will include global management, marketing representation and providing strategic career management of the 23-year-old.
Kishan rose through the ranks in IPL, delivering consistent performances for Mumbai Indians, he made his international debut in March against England in 2021.
Ahead of the deal, Ishan Kishan said, “The last couple of years has been an incredible journey for me personally, both as a cricketer and an individual, as I now make the transition to international cricket, I am happy to have the team at RISE Worldwide support me off the field.”
Apart from Kishan, the agency also has big names like Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya.
Ishan Kishan has been one of the talismans for Mumbai Indians over the years, he was one of the top run-scorers for the team and had an average of 57.33 in IPL 2020.
Nikhil Bardia, Head of Sponsorship Sales and Talent Division said, “This is a challenging yet exciting era to grow our talent management division and we are delighted to welcome Ishan Kishan to our world-class talent roster at RISE Worldwide. We now have an 8-member strong talent representation, with two of the most dynamic current cricketers, Suryakumar Yadav and now Ishan on board with us. Since 2016, we have provided representation and management to our athletes and we believe in working with our clients and partners to bring unmatched experiences.”
Phase 2 of IPL 2021 begins on 19th September, Mumbai Indians will be featuring in the first game as they take on Chennai Super Kings in UAE.