Endorsement between cricketer Karan KC and Red RockPosted 2 weeks ago by Sandeep Bhattarai
The Meerut-based Indian cricket manufacturing company Red Rock Sports have sponsored Nepal cricketer Karan KC for a year deal during an official program held in Kathmandu on Saturday.
According to the contract, Red Rock will provide all the cricket gears and equipment for next year in a deal done in kind. Same company had sponsored U-19 cricketer BhimSarki in December last year for three years.
Allrounder KC has been a regular member of Nepal team. His sensational innings of unbeaten 42 runs off 31 deliveries propelled Nepal to a win by a wicket against Canada in the final group match of ICC World Cricket League Division 2 played at Windhoek, Namibia in February 2018. With the win, Nepal sealed its qualification for the ICC World Cup Qualifiers and subsequently sealed the ODI status held in Zimbabwe last year.
Manish Sakhalkar, a former Ranji player from Haryana who lives in Kathmandu, initiated the association between the player and the company as the owners of Red Rock, Subhash Rajput and ShekharKaushik, were happy to sponsor second Nepali player in span of months.
The official signing ceremony was attended by national cricket team captain Paras Khadka. Red Rock Sports was established in 2007. The company specializes in manufacturing custom made cricket bats for professional cricketers with a history of serving players like Sachin Tendulkar, VirenderSehwag, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, and Robin Uthappa, etc. Red Rock are planning to open an outlet in Kathmandu in near future.
“I am very happy for the sponsorship. It motivates us (players) to further do better. I am thankful for Manish Sir (Shakalkar) and Red Rock Sports” said Karan KC
“I believe Nepal has a great future in cricket. Players like Bhim (Sarki) and Karan (KC) will help them realize their true potential. We wan’t to play our part and help this players contribute for national team. I would like to thank Manish bhai to help us recognize these talents here,” said ShekharKaushik, co-owner of the company.
“We are humbled and ecstatic to help another talented player from Nepal. We as company always wish for the welfare of the players associated with us,” said Subash Rajput, owner of the Red Rock company.
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