The Pakistan Cricket Board today announced that AJ Sports will be their equipment sponsor for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14.
AJ Sports was founded in 1987 and is an ICC recognized manufacturer. Before that, he sponsored and delivered clothing and cricket equipment for various series to the Pakistani cricket team and for the 2003 World Cup cricket in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Zakir Khan, PCB Director – International, said: “We are delighted to announce AJ Sports as the Pakistan Cricket Team Equipment Sponsor for the ICC Cricket World Championship, which has previously worked with AJ Sports and was impressed with their equipment and apparel ,
“The Pakistani cricket team is expected to record record-breaking balls in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The PCB is confident that this sponsorship will help AJ Sports consolidate its status as one of the most important cricket brands.”
AJ Sports’ director Syed Ibne Haider said: “It is a great concern and honor for us to work with the Pakistan Cricket Board as a sponsor of the Pakistan Cricket Team for the world’s biggest cricket show. The Pakistani cricket team is one of the leading contenders for this event, and we look forward to working with them in their campaign to regain the title for the first time since 1992.
“AJ Sports and the PCB maintain a close relationship that has been consolidated over the years. We are confident that we will continue to be associated with the Pakistan Cricket Board in the coming years. “
Pakistan will open its World Cup campaign on Trent Bridge against the two-time Windies World Champion on May 31st. Their other games are against England (June 3, Trent Bridge), Sri Lanka (June 7, Bristol), Australia (June 12, Taunton), India (June 16, Old Trafford), South Africa (June 23, Lord’s), New Zealand (June 26, Edgbaston), Afghanistan (June 29, Headingley) and Bangladesh (July 5, Lords).
The semi-finals will be held on July 9th and 11th in Old Trafford and Edgbaston respectively, and the final on July 14 in Lords.