To follow Wasim Akram will be any new ball bowlers dream. Jaspreet Bumrah has agreed to walk the path that once was treated by the former Pakistan seamer. On the brand endorsement pitch though.
The Team India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will be the face of the liquor brand that was once endorsed by Wasim Akram. Harbhajan Singh and Jonty Rhodes to have been faces of the brand, which even had faced some controversy in Punjab as Harbhajan Singh’s images had appeared in the brand campaign on liquor stores.
Seagram’s Royal Stag has connected cricket icons from Akram to Bumrah in its brand campaigns. Among the most feared fast bowlers in the world today, Bumrah will be the brand ambassador for Seagram’s Royal Stag. The association was announced at an event in Mumbai
Cricket has always been central to Royal Stag’s brand communication. Over the years, the brand’s continuous association with the world’s top cricketers has strengthened its engagement with cricket lovers across the country.
True to its iconic status and philosophy around cricket, the brand entered into a five-year association with the ICC in 2018 and is currently endorsed by leading cricketing stars from across the globe — South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, England’s Ben Stokes, India’s KL Rahul, West Indies’ Andre Russel, New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and Australia’s Mitchell Starc.
Welcoming Jasprit to the Royal Stag dream team, Kartik Mohindra, CMO, Pernod Ricard India, said “Royal Stag has always been an iconic brand that has inspired people to dream, achieve and make it large in life. We are extremely excited to have Jasprit Bumrah on board. His journey from debut till today, has been inspirational, where now, he is unanimously acknowledged as one of the greats of the game across all formats. He is a source of inspiration to the millions across the country who are ambitious, embody self-belief and are willing to go the distance to fulfil their dreams”.
Joining the Royal Stag Team, Bumrah said, “I am delighted to be associated with a brand that constantly inspires India with the power of sports & spirit of make it large. I feel that my journey as a cricketer and my achievements were driven by an underlying passion of Making it Large irrespective of the challenges and hurdles I faced”.
Capturing the essence of Seagram’s Royal Stag, Bumrah will soon be seen in a full-fledged 360 degree marketing campaign.
Riding high on his excellent performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup and in the recently-held West Indies tour, Bumrah is an embodiment of talent and extraordinary potential and fits in well with the philosophy of the brand.