Castore are delighted to announce a new kit and retail partnership with Cricket West Indies.
West Indies are one of the most successful teams in the history of international cricket; the Windies teams from the 1970s and 1980s are widely recognised as the best to have ever graced Test cricket and the famous maroon jersey stirs more emotion than any other jersey in the sport.
Castore are incredibly proud to have been chosen as the new kit partner for the men’s, women’s and junior squads and will bring our expertise in developing performance enhancing garments to support the next chapter of success for this historic team.
The character, style and talent of West Indies players across the generations is deeply ingrained in the collective psyche of cricket fans across the globe. Cricket is in the DNA of the West Indies and the passion for the sport in unmatched anywhere else in the world.
History Inspiring The Future
So many legends of cricket have worn the West Indies colours over the years – from the destructive power of Sir Viv Richards; the unparalleled grace and talent of Brian Lara; the relentlessly aggressive and domineering presence of Courtney Walsh; and the natural swagger and showmanship of Chris Gayle. The current generation of stars are desperate to add their own names into this pantheon and Castore could not be more excited to be part of the journey.
A deep will to win is the defining character of West Indian cricket. The pantheon of great Windies players is long and includes names that have illuminated cricket far beyond their own shores. Cricket lovers of every generation will not only remember these players but have emotional experiences of their sublime skill, bravery, aggression and passion for the sport. These players have collectively instilled in the West Indies a culture that remains to this day. Castore are honoured to be part of a new generation for this great team.
Performance Enhancing Products
The exclusive new West Indies x Castore playing kit is made from a unique performance fabric that is lightweight, sweat wicking and featuring 5-way flex capability. Created specifically for use by elite athletes, this Castore Rapide fabric is suitable for high intensity activities in the most humid conditions; perfect for the West Indies as they challenge the best teams in world cricket from Australia, India and Sri Lanka.
Combining the phenomenal history and ambition of the West Indies with the technical capabilities and commitment to excellent of Castore will create a new partnership unlike any other in world cricket.
The collection will be launched on 8th July. Available exclusively at www.castore.com
Key product features
– Made from the Castore Rapide fabric with unparalleled performance credentials. Lightweight, breathable and with 5-way-flex capability, superior to any other football fabric in the world right now.
– Strategically located mesh panelling to enhance ventilation.
– Creative maroon and yellow patterned design adds a modern twist to the traditional West Indies design.
– Training kit features exclusive new pink and navy colourway.
– West Indies and Castore brand insignias printed inside back neck label.
– The 2020/2021 West Indies x Castore collection is made using a sonic welded construction technique to minimise seams and chafing