MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nium, the global platform for Modern Money Movement and the Official Fintech Infrastructure Partner of the International Cricket Council (ICC), today announced the details of its involvement at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia from 16 October to 13 November 2022.
“In our second successive year as a proud sponsor of the ICC, we are beyond excited about the unique and immersive online and offline experiences we’ve created for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia,” said Jeremiah Glodoveza, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications at Nium. “Our partnership with the ICC allows us to create new, innovative and meaningful methods of creating change within the sport and engaging with millions of cricket fans around the world.”
Nium and the ICC are proud to announce the following events for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
- Nium x FTX “Change Makers” Charity Match — Nium and FTX, an official partner of the ICC, will join forces to host an exclusive charity cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on 11 November, 2022. The unique on-field experience will benefit two standout charities: Red Dust, a local Australian initiative inspiring positive change in remote indigenous communities throughout Australia, and Bat for a Chance, a registered nonprofit that provides cricket equipment to underprivileged children around the world. The match will include financial donations from Nium and FTX, a high performance cricket gear donation to Bat for a Chance from moonwalkr, and a ceremonial presentation with representatives from both charities.
- Captain’s Table 2022: “Change Makers” — As part of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 closing events, Nium will host The Captain’s Table, a thought-provoking evening event in Melbourne, Australia on 12 November, 2022. The Captain’s Table will celebrate several “Change Makers” who have challenged the status quo in their own special way, breaking through gender and racial barriers to redefine the sport of cricket. This intimate event will feature conversations with Mel Jones, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup commentator and former member of the Australian national women’s cricket team, Wasim Khan, ICC General Manager – Cricket, William Glenwright, ICC General Manager – Global Development, Eoin Morgan, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup commentator and former captain of the England Men’s 50 over and T20 teams. Opening the event for Nium will be Jeremiah Glodoveza.
- Nium and ICC Hackathon: “Innovation for Fans” — Innovation is paramount to the cricket fan experience, with new platforms and technologies to leverage, such as the metaverse, web3 and virtual gaming. Nium and the ICC have partnered to launch a Hackathon designed to create an intersection between sports and technology, and inspire new ideas for the millions of cricket fans around the world. Open to all, the Hackathon will challenge participants to conceptualize and pitch new and unique fan experiences, resulting in 10 teams being selected to present their ideas to a panel of judges. Formats and timelines are still being finalized and will be further announced by Nium and the ICC in the coming month.
- Nium “Change Makers” Video Series – Cricket legend and ICC commentator, Ricky Ponting takes an inside look at the changing nature and evolution of the sport of cricket. The three-part video series explores the topics of leadership, competition, connection, and the growing global appeal of the game. To watch the first episode of the video series, please visit: https://www.icc-cricket.com/video/2863642.
Tune into the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 starting 16 October 2022, and please visit www.nium.com for more information about various events and sponsorship activities.
Nium is the global platform for Modern Money Movement. It provides banks, payment providers, and businesses of any size with access to global payment and card issuance solutions. Its modular platform powers frictionless commerce, helping businesses pay and get paid across the globe. Once connected to the Nium platform, businesses are able to pay out in more than 100 currencies to over 190 countries – 100 of which in real time. Funds can be received in 35 markets, including Southeast Asia, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, India, and the US. Nium’s growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries, including Europe (SEPA), the UK, Australia and Singapore. Nium holds regulatory licenses and authorizations in over 40 countries, enabling seamless global payments and rapid integration, regardless of geography.
About The ICC
The ICC is the global governing body for cricket. Representing 108 members, the ICC governs and administrates the game and is responsible for the staging of major international tournaments including the ICC World Test Championship Final, ICC Men’s and Women’s Cricket World Cups, T20 World Cups as well as all associated qualifying events. The ICC presides over the ICC Code of Conduct which sets the professional standards of discipline for international cricket, playing conditions, bowling reviews and other ICC regulations. The Laws of the game remain under the auspices of the MCC. The ICC also appoints the umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Test matches, One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals. Through the Integrity Unit it coordinates action against corruption and match fixing. The ICC Development department works with Associate Members to improve the quality of international cricket, build better cricket systems, get more people playing cricket and grow the game.