PUMA signs in Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal
PUMA, the global sports brand has signed up with Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal for a long-term partnership deal. The two upcoming players will now join a roaster of cricketers who have previously signed up with Puma India. The list includes Indian captain Virat Kohli; wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul; women’s national cricketer, Sushma Verma, and legends like Yuvraj Singh.
Both the cricketers have made great and extraordinary feats in major cricketing tournaments. The duo is expected to continue their achievements in the near future as well. The historic test series win in Australia powered by Washington Sundar’s all-round performance and Padikkal’s massive performance in his debut IPL season, has made PUMA IndiaPUMA India zero down on the talents.
Abhishek Ganguly, Managing Director, Puma India, and Southeast Asia said, “At PUMA, we are committed to promoting new-age cricketing talent in India. Washington and Devdutt have displayed remarkable resilience and grit on the field that’s led to their meteoric rise as athletes. We have always believed in supporting not just established players, but also talent with immense future potential. We will continue to partner with young athletes, also at grassroots to give back to India’s sporting ecosystem.”
Commenting on the association, Washington Sundar said, “Feels great to be associated with a brand like PUMA which has some of the world’s greatest athletes in their roaster. Watching Skipper Virat Kohli and KL Rahul closely has given me a deeper insight into the brand. PUMA adds a lot of credibility to an athletes’ journey and I’m excited to work with the brand in India.”
Devdutt Padikkal added, “I’m extremely excited to sign with Puma. The brand is associated with the best athletes around the world and I’m honored to be a part of that legacy. A partnership with a global sports brand like PUMA is really a big motivation for young athletes like me. I’m looking forward to a long-term association with the brand.”