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Indian cricket team’s new jersey unveiled

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Melbourne, Jan 15:

Sports apparel manufacturer Nike Thursday unveiled the Indian cricket team’s jersey and kit which the side will sport in the upcoming tri-series against Australia and England, followed by the World Cup.

Indian team photoInterestingly, each kit – jersey and bottoms – is made out of an average of 33 recycled plastic bottles.

“The new team India uniform is light, comfortable and packed with innovation to help minimise distractions on the field of play and that’s critical when millimetres make a difference between a game-winning innings or wicket,” said India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni here.

“(The year) 2015 is a massive year for team India as the best teams in the world compete for cricket’s greatest prize. The team India jersey truly symbolises the passion for cricket in our nation… wearing this jersey is a matter of pride for every player.”

The tri-series starts Jan 16 while India play their first match against Australia here Jan 18. IANS