IT’S a packed summer season forward for English cricket.
Earlier than the drama of the Ashes start in late July, there’s the small matter of a house World Cup for Eoin Morgan’s No1-ranked facet.
Why are England sporting blue as an alternative of purple on the Cricket World Cup?
ALL types of one-day cricket see gamers don color shirts relatively than conventional cricket whites.
For now, on the worldwide stage, solely Check cricket sees gamers put on both white or cream shirts.
Throughout ODI matches and on this 12 months’s World Cup, England’s shirt is gentle blue – and has been designed by New Stability as a homage to the 1992 package.
In cricket, there are in principle no color clashes as having a bowling and batting crew means no want for a change strip.
However this summer season’s World Cup would be the first ever to see sides put on away kits – in an effort to make issues simpler for brand spanking new viewers.
You could have watched Morgan’s facet play in purple jerseys earlier than although, together with within the run-up to this 12 months’s event.
That is as a result of for T20 matches, England put on a purple shirt and purple trousers, once more designed by New Stability.
Having two separate kits for the quick and lengthy type of the one-day sport helps create a differentiation for spectators between the 2.
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How can I buy the kit?
All prices are correct as of May 23 from the ECB Store –
- Men’s long sleeve (WC edition) – £65
- Men’s short sleeve (WC edition) – £60
- Junior short sleeve (WC edition) – £45
- Women’s short sleeve (WC edition) – £60
- Training jacket – £65
- Polo shirt – £40