Lycamobile become latest partner to dial in to “Cricket All-Stars”
Lycamobile, the world’s biggest international mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), has become the latest global brand to partner with the inaugural “Cricket All-Stars”, a three-game series in New York City, Houston and Los Angeles.
The historic tour, starting on November 7th at Citi Field in New York, includes cricketing legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, who are headlining two star-studded teams of renowned cricketers from around the world. It will be the first time both icons have played in the U.S. in what has become a much anticipated spectacle.
Indian batsman Tendulkar and Australian spinner Warne will each captain a hand-picked team, in the three T20 matches. “Sachin's Blasters” and “Warne’s Warriors” will feature some of the best players to ever play cricket hailing from eight different countries including Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka), Ricky Ponting (Australia), Brian Lara (West Indies), Wasim Akram (Pakistan), Jonty Rhodes (South Africa) and Michael Vaughan (England), among others.
“Lycamobile has a strong association within cricket, through our partnerships with the Test Match Grounds of England & Wales, grass roots charity Chance to Shine Street, as well as leading county Surrey County Cricket Club”, commented Lycamobile Chairman Allirajah Subaskaran. “As an innovative communications brand, we are proud to extend our portfolio within the sport to include Cricket All-Stars, which is an exciting concept, taking cricket to the beautiful baseball stadiums of New York City, Houston and Los Angeles.”
Fixtures take place on the following dates:
Match #1: Saturday, November 7 (Citi Field, New York City)
Match #2: Wednesday, November 11 (Minute Maid Park, Houston)
Match #3: Saturday, November 14 (Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles)