According to the announcement from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Confident Group, which is an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Bangalore, has agreed to be the sponsor of the West Indies cricket team for two mega world cricketing events- ICC Champions Trophy 2013 that will be held in the United Kingdom next month and ICC World Twenty20 2014 in Bangladesh.
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive officer, Michael Muirhead, said after winning the World Twenty20 in 2012, their team has become one of the most attractive teams for a sponsor to be associated with in international cricket at the moment.
He also expressed his happiness for having the Confident Group as the team sponsor for the Champions Trophy and the World Twenty20 when the West Indies will defend the title.
The ICC Champions Trophy 2013 will kick off on 6 June and it will continue till 23rd June in England and Wales. Dwayne Bravo is the captain of the West Indies team.
It is expected that their sponsorship will inspire the Caribbean team to do well and get back their lost pride.
Confident Group is a well-known multinational company which is diversified into six verticals- Infrastructure, Hospitality, Aviation, Entertainment, Education and Health Care.