PUMA, the sports apparel brand has vowed to support up and coming West Indian cricketers by providing equipment such as bats and pads. And how did this come about? Read to find out more!
The national team’s ex-pacer issued a call and reached out to all former players to support youngsters in the Caribbean. Benjamin is known for his tenure of having taken 161 wickets during the 80s and 90s, where he became an icon. In conversation with an Indian reporter, he also reached out to the Indian cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar back in the day to help equip youngsters with the necessary resources to grow and build in this career. In due time, he also thanked Mohammad Azharuddin for donating some of his equipment.
PUMA noticed all this and decided to assist Benjamin in his effort of empowering the upcoming generation. In a tweet posted by RVCJ Media, which reports about Benjamin reaching out to Sachin Tendulkar asking for help with regards to equipment, PUMA retweeted it and telling that they hear Winston and want to get the kids ‘padded up’
— PUMA Cricket (@pumacricket) August 12, 2022
The role RVCJ played in being able to reach out to a large audience that garners enough attention for a brand to realize it and take action for the same is quite commendable. It’s safe to say that India was able to play a crucial role in being able to bring assistance and support to the ones who will be taking the cricketing world forward.
Following up with a tweet of bats and shoes that are to be sent to these kids, PUMA did good on their commitment and made an initiative in supporting such a cause. The tweet stated that the equipment is all packed and ready for take off for the WI cricket team.
— PUMA Cricket (@pumacricket) August 13, 2022
Netizens took to twitter and also showed their support and cheered PUMA on for their contribution in the gesture. It goes to show how contributing and doing good goes a long way in building the trust of the consumer and shows solidarity.
Fab gesture @pumacricket 👊🏼
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) August 13, 2022
Thank you soo much #PUMA for helping those young lads.
You will be reason of flourishment of cricket in the caribbeans.
Much love .
— Vaibhav Sharma (@7_xVaibhav) August 13, 2022
Well done. I will buy some of your product today itself.
— Mathew Xavier (@MathewXavier20) August 15, 2022
This is really good of you to assist #WinstonBenjamin
— Kerri Gibson (@gibbo1611) August 13, 2022
The apparel brand has taken initiative on multiple occasions and always aims at building a meaningful conversation with their audience. It shows support to those who need it and also tries it’s best in delivering their promises.