Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Alastair Cook, the captains of India and England cricket teams respectively, unveiled the trophy which will be presented to winner of the five-match ODI series between them, on Wednesday.
The trophy has been designed by Frazer and Haws in silver with 24 carat gold plating, said Harlin Thayal, CEO Bharti Airtel, Andhra Pradesh. "We at Airtel are proud to associate with cricket as a sport that represents the passion and spirit that India today truly stands for," he said.
Bharati Airtel has been awarded the series sponsorship rights by the Board of Control of Cricket of India (BCCI) for all international Cricket matches to be played in India till 2013, Airtel said.
India and England would play their first ODI here on Friday.