Melbourne: Nike, the official apparel sponsor of the BCCI, today unveiled Indian team's new One-Day International kit which the players will sport in the triangular series in Australia starting tomorrow.
The Indian cricketers will be seen in their new striking ODI kit when the take the field against Australia here on Sunday.
The new lightweight kit combines high performance innovation with sustainability. Each kit -- jersey and bottoms -- is made out of an average of 33 recycled plastic bottles.
Nike crafted the latest Team India uniform in a bold new design with some of the company's latest global apparel innovations to help the team perform at their best.
Team India's uniform was designed by listening to the voice of the athletes and collecting data on the form and movement of today's players on the field, a Nike release said.
Following extensive research and athlete driven insights, Nike designers created a new dynamic fit using a unique four way stretch fabric ideal for cricket, enhancing comfort for the players and allowing the body to move naturally within the kit.
The Nike Dri-FIT technology and Nike Pro Baselayer helps regulate a player's body temperature through increased venting and breath ability for players to stay focused on their game.
"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 millimeters make a difference between a game winning innings or wicket," said India's ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.