Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL), an Indian dairy company, is confirmed as team Afghanistan’s official main sponsor for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
The sponsorship agreement was signed in New Delhi, India between ACB’s CEO, Asadullah Khan and Dr. RS Sodhi, the managing director of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF), the organization which overlooks AMUL.
ACB CEO, Asadullah Khan expressed happiness on the partnership between both entities. He said, “This is a big moment for Afghanistan cricket and we are extremely happy that Amul will sponsor us for the World Cup. This is the first time we play in the World Cup as a full member and the team is well prepared for the event. The team spirit is at the peak level and we look forward to gaining some brilliant results".
Dr. RS Sodhi echoed Mr. Asadullah Khan’s views and remarked, “We are excited about being associated with Afghanistan Cricket for the first time and Amul is hopeful that this team, rated as the fastest growing team in International cricket, will deliver an outstanding performance in the World Cup"
ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be held from 30th May to 14th July 2019 in England and Wales. Afghanistan will begin its campaign facing Australia on 1st June in Bristol.