All artwork for the collections was commissioned and curated by DeFi the Game in collaboration with the featured athletes. Physical redeemables and in-person experiences will be paired with select NFTs in the collections, including meet-and-greet opportunities or coaching sessions with the international celebrities, tickets to matches with VIP hospitality, signed memorabilia and more. Portions of DeFi the Game’s proceeds from various NFTs in the series will be donated to charities of the company’s choosing. Details are subject to change, and will be available on each collection’s landing page when launched.Herschelle Gibbs. (Photo/DeFi the Game)
“Cricket’s all about the fans and I have always enjoyed my interactions with them, so partnering with Crypto.com and Defi the Game is a perfect opportunity for me to reach out to my fans in new ways,” said Richards, a West Indies legend who is widely regarded as the greatest cricket batsmen of all time. “It will be an honor to meet and greet the owners of my NFTs, and I am particularly excited for a competitive round of golf!”
“NFTs represent an entirely new dimension within the fan experience,” added Bopara. “I cannot wait to share some of my iconic career moments, and offer several redeemables which are very close to my heart.
“We’re beyond excited to expand our reach onto the cricket pitch, and to do so with a platform like DeFi the Game — and such a diverse lineup of some of the sport’s most iconic talent — makes all the difference,” said Crypto.com Executive Vice President and Global Head of NFT Joe Conyers III. “From countries in the Caribbean and Europe to Africa and Asia, cricket is beloved by billions of fans worldwide. As a truly global company, we’re thrilled to welcome the cricket community into ours.”Shoaib Malik. (Photo/DeFi the Game)
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