FTX will be the official cryptocurrency exchange for ICC events.
Cryptocurrency exchange FTX Trading Limited on Wednesday announced a partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body of Cricket.
FTX will be the official cryptocurrency exchange partner for all the events organized by the global Cricket regulator.
The partnership covers all ICC tournaments- Men’s and Women’s Cricket World Cups; Men’s and Women’s T20 World Cups; Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup, and Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers.
The first assignment of FTX is the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup beginning this month.
On the occasion, Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO and Founder of FTX commented
“Cricket is a long-established sport with deep a history and team ties that go back generations. Cryptocurrency is still in its infancy and at FTX we are looking to forge a new path in mostly unchartered territory. We look forward to building a strong relationship with the International Cricket Council in the years to come.”Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO and Founder of FTX
Anurag Dahiya, Chief Commercial Officer, ICC expressed his pleasure and said, “We are delighted to welcome FTX to our diverse family of partners at the ICC at an especially exciting time for the sport, with the highly anticipated ICC Men’s T20 World Cup coming up shortly. FTX has successfully established itself in a very dynamic sector as one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges. Their innovative and ambitious approach matches well with the energy of our sport.”
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