The United States of America’s (USA) cricket governing body, USA Cricket has joined hands with the sports retailer, Newbery. Through this partnership, Newbery got appointed as the official equipment and cricket balls supplier to the federation for two years.
Through this collaboration, the leading sports brand will provide high-quality cricket balls at huge discount prices to the members signed with the USA cricket and its National Men’s and Women’s teams. This partnership that ends in 2023 with a potential for extension, will witness the finest sports manufacturing unit provide elite playing gear and accessories to the emerging nation in the cricketing world. Newbery with its elite standard in the sports industry will aim to build a strong foundation with USA Cricket.
Andy Miller, the CEO of Newbery, shed light on this beneficial deal and said, “We are proud to partner with USA Cricket at this hugely promising time for the development of cricket in the United States. Newbery is an historic brand that is building on a long-standing heritage, producing quality cricket bats and products for over 100 years. We are constantly looking to innovate and evolve as we continue to support cricketers of all abilities with the highest quality equipment. We see huge potential for cricket in the USA and will be supporting USA Cricket in the development of grassroots cricket and also the pursuit of excellence and success via the USA National Team programmes through the provision of our globally-renowned equipment. We look forward to playing a part in the future growth of cricket in the USA.”
USA Cricket Chairman, Paraag Marathe, also gave his insights on the partnership and said, “Our partnership agreement today with Newbery is a fantastic development that sees one of cricket’s best known brands joining with us at USA Cricket here in one of the fastest growing cricketing markets in the world. After a ground-breaking year in 2021 for the game in America, the future looks very bright at all levels of the game.”
He further added, “We are most pleased with this partnership because it supports the clubs, leagues and academies across the country who are members of USA Cricket, as well as our National Team programs. We welcome Newbery to the USA Cricket family and we are looking forward to a longstanding relationship that will continue to help us grow the game and build the platform for American cricket.”