Recent Cricket News
There was no bigger story in Test cricket this year in South Africa than Vernon Philander. Philander far exceeded expectations in his debut year, which made it only fitting that he was named both South African Cricketer of the Year and Sunfoil Cricketer of the Year. Awards were given to some of the world’s best athletes at Cricket South Africa’s Gala Awards Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Oakley athletes were honored with most of the major awards at the gala.
“If looks could kill, Yuvraj would be a serial killer.” So says the prominent New Delhi TV news outlet as they highlighted the signing of one of the best Cricketers on the Planet – to Oakley. Yuvraj Singh, who’s a positive sensation in the Cricket world, officially joined the Oakley family last week – and the Indian press wasted no time in sharing the news with the sport’s massive demographic.
Oakley, it’s time to welcome Yuvraj Singh to the family: One of the biggest, baddest Cricket players on the Planet. Full release… FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., February 18, 2011 – Oakley, Inc. today announced that cricketer Yuvraj Singh has become the newest addition to its roster of world-renowned athletes. Hailing from Chandigarh, India, Yuvraj has amassed more than 7500 runs over the course of his One Day International (ODI) career to date, represented India in 34 Tests and is most remembered for his six sixes in an over off England’s Stuart Broad in the ICC World Cup 20-20 Championship in 2007. Heading into the 2011 ICC World Cup, Yuvraj will rely on his favorite Oakley design, RADAR® sunglasses, for the optimized levels of comfort, protection and clarity only Oakley can provide.