National: CEAT Ltd. today announced its association with Mayank Agarwal, an upcoming batsman for India. This endorsement makes Mayank a valuable addition to team CEAT, which also has the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill and Harmanpreet Kaur. He will now be seen playing with a CEAT bat in all formats of the game.
Mayank Agarwal made his mark by becoming the top scorer for India at the 2010 Under-19 World Cup. His remarkable performance in the 2017-18 Ranji Season, where he scored over a 1000 runs earned him the Madhav rao Scindia Award that is presented to the highest run-scorer in the season. That performance paved the way for his entry into Kings XI Punjab at the 2018 IPL auction.
Mayank recently made a dream Test debut against Australia during the Border – Gavaskar Series on Boxing Day, 26 December 2018. He went on to score 76 runs in his first innings of the match, which was the highest score by an Indian cricketer on Test debut in Australia.
Commenting on the endorsement, Mr Anant Goenka, MD, CEAT Limited, said, “We are glad to bring on board the extremely talented cricketer, Mayank Agarwal to represent the CEAT brand. At CEAT we strive to identify talent and encourage them in their cricketing journey. We believe that Mayank has all the qualities to become the next big thing in Indian cricket. We wish him all the very best and welcome him to the CEAT family.
On his association with CEAT Ltd., Mayank Agarwal said, “I am extremely proud to associate with CEAT, and it’s an honour for me to represent the brand, both on and off the cricket field .CEAT has a long and illustrious history in cricket, and it gives me a great sense of pride and responsibility to join the group of talented and successful cricketers at CEAT.”