England Women’s Cricket Team Ink Kia Sponsorship for Ashes Series
August 12, 2013
The England Women’s cricket team has secured its first ‘standalone’ sponsorship after Kia Motors (UK) Limited agreed a deal to supply the players with the all-new pro_cee’d GT during the Women’s Ashes Series.
Paul Philpott, President and CEO of Kia, commented upon the partnership: “We are delighted to provide the Women’s team with the pro_cee’d GT during this Women’s Ashes Series.
“We already have strong links to cricket, with our long-term sponsorship of Surrey CCC and the Kia Oval – we are proud that we can now ensure that the women’s team can get to and from their all-important matches in a suitably sporting style. We wish them all the best for the Women’s Ashes Series.”
England Women’s captain Charlotte Edwards said: “It’s a great boost for the team that Kia have come on board for this Women’s Ashes Series. We hope that it’s the start of a great relationship.”
The Women’s Ashes Series, which is currently underway, comprises of one Test match, three NatWest Women’s One-Day Internationals and three NatWest Women’s International Twenty20 matches.