E-commerce site, Evaly, has been named as the sponsor of the Bangladesh team for the forthcoming New Zealand tour starting from March 20. The team sponsorship was announced at the media center of SBNS at Mirpur on Monday.
Evaly's food delivery service, Efood, is the kit sponsor for the tour of New Zealand.
A contract worth 2 crores was signed, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury confirmed.
BCB has not had a long-term sponsor since the 2019 World Cup. They have been signing contracts with different sponsors since the World Cup on series basis. It is understood that the board is not doing anything permanent because of the ongoing Corona situation.
Akash DTH has been seen as a patron in several series after the World Cup. Beximo was the last sponsor for the Tigers in the recently concluded Windies series where Akash DTH was the kit sponsor.
Bangladesh team will leave for New Zealand on February 23 to play three ODIs and three T20Is.
The Bangladesh squad attended a photo session ahead of their tour.
The first ODI between Bangladesh and hosts New Zealand will be played at the University of Otago Oval, Dunedin on March 20. The second ODI will be held at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on March 23 while the third will be played at Basin Reserve, Wellington on March 26.
The three-T20 series will be played in Hamilton, Napier, and Auckland respectively on March 28,30, and April 1.