Rario, the world’s first officially licensed cricket digital collectibles platform, today announced Indian ODI & T20I team’s all-rounder Axar Patel’s exclusive partnership with the platform to launch his own non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Patel joins Rishabh Pant, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Aaron Finch, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Smriti Mandhana, Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Quinton De Kock, M Siraj, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shafali Verma as player partners of the platform. Through this association, Patel’s NFTs will be available exclusively on Rario.
Axar Patel is an all-rounder who made his debut in 2014 against Bangladesh and was also selected in India’s 15-man squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup which was held in Australia and New Zealand. He made his Test debut for India against England in February 2021, where he took 7 wickets. Recently, he helped the Indian Cricket team chase down 312 run-target against West Indies in the second ODI and seal an undeniable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. He finished with 64 off just 35 balls, hitting the winning runs with a six off the fourth ball of the last over.
Speaking on the partnership, Axar Patel said, “I am super excited for the exclusive partnership with Rario to launch my own non-fungible tokens (NFTs). This is a great marriage between sports and technology, a wonderful opportunity for me to be closer to my fans who continue to give me so much love and support. I look forward to sharing some of my most cherished possessions and connecting with my fans on the biggest community of cricket fans, Rario.”
Rario Co-Founder and CEO, Ankit Wadhwa, said “We are thrilled to partner with yet another rising star of Indian cricket, Axar Patel, who joins the existing league of cricketers on our platform. Axar is a cricketer celebrated by cricket fanatics for his mind blowing performances across tests, ODIs, T20Is and IPL. The most recent one being India’s victory against West Indies with Axar finishing off with a huge six in the last over. His addition to our line-up of players will add a special x-factor that only an exciting all-rounder can provide.”About Rario – World’s first Officially Licensed Cricket NFT Platform”
About Rario – World’s first Officially Licensed Cricket NFT Platform
Founded in 2021 by IIT Alumni Ankit Wadhwa and Sunny Bhanot as the world’s first officially licensed digital collectibles platform for cricket fans to collect and trade cricket NFTs (Non-fungible Tokens). Rario has exclusive partnerships with Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket, Big Bash League, Women’s Big Bash League, Super Smash, Hero Caribbean Premier League, Lanka Premier League, Abu Dhabi T10 League, Legends League Cricket, and has a roster of over 900 international cricketers as well as over 30 exclusive brand ambassadors.
Having Polygon Studios, and Animoca as partners, Rario is based out of Singapore and is also backed by reputed investors such as Kingsway Capital, Presight Capital, and Dream Capital. Since 2021, Rario has sold over 50,000 NFTs to sports fans across 75+ countries.