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Rajasthan Royals unveil new jersey for IPL 4

Last updated on: April 5, 2011 20:34 IST

Rajasthan Royals unveil new jersey for IPL 4

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The World Cup over, the country is switching to Twenty20 mode ahead of the fourth season of the IPL, which kicks-off on April 8.

Rajasthan Royals, winners of the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, on Tuesday launched their team's new jersey and welcomed Floriana Group as team sponsor and HDFC Life as the principal associate team sponsor for the coming season.

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra, co-owner of Rajasthan Royals, unveiled the jersey and presented it to the sponsors Sanjay Jain, chairman, Floriana, and Sanjay Tripathi, EVP and head -- Marketing and Direct Sales, HDFC Life.

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Rajasthan Royals play their first IPL match on Saturday, April 9, in Hyderabad and the first home game in Jaipur on April 12, against Delhi Daredevils.


Image: Shilpa Shetty, Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid unveil Rajasthan Royals' new jersey

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'We are looking stronger and better than ever before'

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Designed by PUMA, Royals' official kitting partner, this year's jersey is the lightest among the ones used in the past three IPL seasons. Made with 100% polyester and lightweight mesh back, the jerseys provide high 'breathability' in soaring temperatures. With uniquely styled names and numbers inscribed in dazzel gold, the royal blue jerseys have cut and sew panels with dazzel inserts. 

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Exhibiting her excitement and echoing team spirit Shilpa Shetty Kundra, said, "We are eagerly looking forward to the season ahead and would like to welcome Floriana Group and HDFC life on board with us."

As ever, in his witty style, captain Shane Warne, said, "We are looking stronger and better than ever before. We have the right blend of power, grit, youth, and experience, and we are ready to take the competition head-on."


Image: Shilpa Shetty, Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid unveil Rajasthan Royals' new jersey

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