Cricket Icon Virat Kohli Enters the World of Metaverse

  • Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli announces his partnership with the NFT platform, FanCraze.
  • The collaboration allows cricket fans to buy and collect player cards, and play cricket games to win big prizes.

Virat Kohli, an Indian international cricketer and one of the most influential sports figures has announced his entry into the metaverse. The batsman has partnered with FanCraze, a Web 3.0 & NFT-based platform, where he will introduce his digital collectibles, according to a recent announcement from Virat.

I’m super pumped to enter the metaverse exclusively with @0xFanCraze

You can own and collect my player cards & play cricket games to win big prizes!

Join me now on and get started with your welcome bonus.#OwnTheSquad #FanCraze #collab

— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 20, 2022

With the collaboration, cricket fans can purchase and collect cricket cards, and play cricket games to win big prizes.

Apart from Virat Kohli, the Mumbai-based FanCraze has a solid partnership with other cricketers including Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralidaran, and many others. However, it is likely to bring more perks to the platform with the latest introduction of “King of cricket.”

A New Digital Experience for Cricket Fans

Users who own FanCraze NFTs will be able to build a collection of NFTs for a specific match or series, trade NFTs with other fans around the world, and interact with their favorite cricketers. The platform also allows the users to utilize the NFTs in upcoming apps and play-to-earn games to earn money in the FanCraze Metaverse. 

The cricket-related non-fungible tokens (NFT) firm, FanCraze, is officially licensed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The platform began its journey in 2021 to create the cricket metaverse. With the association with ICC, FanCraze is linked to over 25,000 cricketers.

Moreover, the platform has also partnered with Indian Premier League (IPL) teams such as the Delhi Capitals and the Chennai Super Kings to entice cricket fans into the metaverse world.

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