Cricket NFT platform Rario has associated with the Lanka Premier League
(LPL) 2021. The exclusive partnership will allow Rario to mint one-of-a-kind digital collectibles of
noteworthy moments emerging from the T20 league. The latest announcement cements the growing
popularity of NFTs in cricket markets around the world.
Launched in 2020 by Sri Lanka Cricket, the Lanka Premier League is the country’s topmost T20
league representing major cities of Sri Lanka. The first edition saw young domestic talent take to the
field alongside prominent international stars like Faf du Plessis, Lasith Malinga, Irfan Pathan and
Dale Steyn. The second edition will commence on 5 th December and consist of 24 games.
“Through this league, we want to inspire a new generation of cricket lovers to carry on the rich
legacy of Lankan cricket”, says Anil Mohan, Founder and CEO of Dubai-based production giant
IPG, the official promoter of LPL. “This partnership will help us bring fans of all ages closer to the
game, in a unique and modern way. We are delighted to partner with Rario and facilitate this new
way for cricket lovers to cherish the game and create digital memories.”
Based on blockchain technology, digital collectibles are unique tokens that give fans a chance to
claim singular ownership over their favourite moments in a tangible, verifiable way. Having also
associated with the Caribbean Premier League and Abu Dhabi T10, Rario has witnessed
tremendous fan demand from around the world with their previous NFT packs selling out within days
Speaking on the association with LPL, Ankit Wadhwa, CEO and Co-Founder of Rario says,
“Rario is committed towards breaking the mold and ushering in a new era of cricket fandom through
digital collectibles. Thus, it gives us immense pride to partner with such a pioneering league. The
Lanka Premier League features an exciting crop of young talent that is sure to yield some
unforgettable on-field action. We look forward to immortalizing these moments as digital collectibles
for fans across the world.”
World’s first Officially Licensed Cricket NFT Platform
Rario is a digital collectible platform for cricket fans to collect and trade officially licensed cricket
moments on the blockchain, represented as a non-fungible token (NFT). Having Polygon Studios
and Animoca as partners, Rario is built on the Polygon Network by a top-notch team of Indian
founders and is backed by reputed investors such as Kingsway Capital and Presight Capital. Rario
enables fans to engage as a community and invest in tangible sporting moments. It gives the fan the
opportunity to ‘own’ a piece of sport history.
Rario has already officially partnered with several international cricket leagues and renowned
internationally acclaimed cricket talent that will facilitate in creating a cricketing eco-system for
engaging cricket fans around the world.