It was a new look for Team India as they attended the launch of their new T20 jerseys and kits by Nike at Mumbai. And just before we see him on the field, Yuvi made an appearance in the Indian colours after a long time. (All AFP Photos)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was welcoming of the new shirt. "It's a very good start. Even when people are swapping between channels on television they see white and know that it's Test cricket," he said. "Now there will be a strong association between this jersey and T20 cricket."
The biggest applause of the day was reserved for Yuvraj Singh, who will make his comeback to the Indian team in the first T20I against New Zealand at Vishakhapatnam on September 8. "I am feeling a bit nervous. I've been working really hard at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore for the last couple of months," said Yuvraj. Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli share a light moment at the launch of Team India's new jersey for the T20 format of cricket.
"Once I wear the national jersey, I automatically know that I have to give my best," said Virender Sehwag at the launch. "Having the national flag's colours close to the heart is a good idea. After all, someone like me, who plays from the heart, will only feel better for it."
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