Teams go beyond the conventional to make a significant impact in Indian Premier League (IPL). One compelling way they achieve this is through the donning of unique jerseys, each with a powerful message representing a special cause.
Let’s dive into the stories behind IPL teams that have utilize their jerseys as a medium to raise awareness, show support, and make a lasting impression on and off the cricket field.
Mumbai Indians men’s team showcase its commitment to promoting women’s sports by wearing the franchise’s Women’s T20 Challenge (WPL) jersey.
The game played on the Education and Sports for All Day, saw 19,000 girls from different NGOs in attendance.
MI emerge victorious, chasing down a total of 185 with over two overs remaining.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
In IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore displaye solidarity with Covid-19 frontline warriors by donning a blue jersey in a match against two-time former champion Kolkata Knight Riders.
Additionally, RCB promotes environmental consciousness with its annual green jersey initiative.
Its recent green jersey game against former champion Rajasthan Royals result in a thrilling 7-run victory.
Gujarat Titans recently showcase its support for cancer awareness by sporting a lavender jersey.
GT led by Hardik Pandya, also attach a lavender ribbon to the opposition skipper’s jersey.
This gesture prove fruitful as GT secure a comfortable 34-run victory vs SRH.
Delhi Capitals recently wore a special rainbow jersey in a match against four-time former champion Chennai Super Kings.
During IPL 2022, the DC wore a special rainbow jersey against KKR.
The jerseys were later auction to raise funds for the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), supporting young athletes across various Olympic disciplines.
DC emerge victorious in the game, comfortably chasing down the target with one over to spare.