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Bangladesh-New Zealand Test series: Walton becomes title sponsor

Walton has become the title sponsor of the upcoming two-match Test series between Bangladesh and New Zealand.
The official name of the event will be “Walton Test Series.”
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Walton and ITW Sports Tuesday in the capital.
Walton Senior Executive Director Uday Hakim, Chief Marketing Officer Firoj Alam and ITW Bangladesh Representative Omar Hoque were present.
“It is a proud moment for Bangladesh – Walton will sponsor an international tournament. We are with cricket and will always be,” Uday said. “Walton has been sponsoring almost all major domestic cricket events in Bangladesh for a long time.”
The first match of the Bangladesh-New Zealand series will start at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui Saturday.
The second match will be hosted at Hagley Oval in Christchurch from January 9.
Gazi TV and T Sports will telecast the matches live.
The Bangladesh team is now staying in New Zealand and taking to the field after ending their home quarantine period.

SOURCE: UNITED NEWS OF BANGLADESH