Cricketers have always been the best sportsmen to endorse any brand because infrequently do they get involved in major disputes. Also, they stick to a fitness and motivate millions of kids and teenagers around the world in addition to matured cricket fans.
Here are five brands endorsed by global cricketers in their countries:
1. AB De Villiers (Mont Blanc)
When one talks about AB De Villiers, the phrase “elegant destruction” comes to mind. He is one of the most disparaging hitters of cricket, yet he preserves a calm and almost monk-like demeanor on the outside.
Mont Blanc is one of the most luxurious brands, which is known to be allied with class and elegance. De Villiers is the perfect fit because he exemplifies all the abilities that the company is looking for.
2. Shakib Al Hasan (Huawei)
One of the best all-rounders in limited-overs cricket, Shakib Al-Hasan is also the brand ambassador of Huawei – the Chinese electronics brand. Huawei is growing immensely in the sub-continent and roping in Shakib Al-Hasan is a good move from the brand.
Shakib characterizes everything good in Bangladesh cricket and this association with Huawei is good for both parties.
3. Lasith Malinga (Singer)
Sri Lanka’s biggest suppliers of Samsung Electronics have Lasith Malinga as their brand ambassador. The press statement that trailed post the decision stated that Samsung and Malinga are both world-class brands who are known for their dominating and world-class performance.
4. Kane Williamson (Powerade)
For a classical batsman, this is the perfect product to endorse. Kane Williamson is extensively considered as one of the best batsmen in the modern era and he is the perfect fit for the brand.
He personifies everything that Powerade stands for – outdoors, exercise and power. Williamson is one of the cleanest hitters of the cricket ball and is expected to be so for a long time.
5. Steve Smith (FitBit)
Australian skipper Steve Smith has been known to play the long innings once he gets settled. He is also the brand ambassador of the popular digital watch company FitBit. The watch comes with a calorie tracker and can connect to your device when required. FitBit is an internationally renowned brand and Steve Smith was picked as the ambassador for their new watch, FitBit Blaze.
6. Joe Root (BRUT)
Brut is one of the most popular men’s grooming brands worldwide and Joe Root was recently announced as their brand ambassador. Root is a premier English batsman and earned a name around the world as well.
Root exemplifies everything that Brut look for – He is Englishman, smart, talented and has leadership quality. Brut conceits itself as being one of the leaders in the grooming industry.
7. Chris Gayle (Skore)
The muscular West Indian is never far from disputes and has always been open about his revelry and twisting ways. Gayle is also the brand ambassador of Skore condoms and his popular “Champion” ad ran throughout the IPL in 2017.
8. Virat Kohli (Puma)
Indian skipper Virat Kohli recently signed a 100 crore deal with Puma. Kohli comes into contact with an eight-year deal with sports lifestyle brand Puma worth about Rs 110 crore. Kohli joined the likes of Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell, and footballers Thierry Henry and Oliver Giroud – among others – as a global ambassador for the brand