Rohit Sharma signs up with Adidas

PTI| Updated: Nov 26, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

New Delhi: India`s young batsman Rohit Sharma was on Tuesday welcomed into team Adidas by the retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit signed up with adidas as a key driving force for adidas` cricket equipment business.

"It was an honour to be welcomed into team adidas by my hero Sachin Tendulkar. I have been a big fan of adidas and their amazing line of products, always delivering the best for the athlete. This partnership has already got off to a dream start and I am raring to take on my next challenge in the three stripes," said Rohit.

Speaking about the newest member of team adidas, Tushar Goculdas, Brand Director, adidas India said, "We are proud to have Rohit in team adidas. He is a class act on the field, an extremely talented batsman, a brilliant fielder and a natural leader. Besides being one of the leading run-scorers in ODIs this year, he has had a phenomenal start to his test career and we believe this partnership will only empower him to deliver more stellar performances."