Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar recently announced the launch of the NFT ‘Hall of Fame’ series, which includes digital versions of Sunil Gavaskar’s various cricketing milestone moments. He set another milestone when he entered the NFT field at the age of 72.
An NFT is a non-counterfeitable token, a completely unique virtual asset that represents ownership of real-life gadgets such as art, video clips, music, etc. NFTs use the same blockchain technology that powers cryptocurrencies. However, they are not a currency.
On October 11, former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar unveiled Sunil Gavaskar’s official “Always First” NFT collection.Sunil Gavaskar’s NFT collection is called “Always First”, implying that he was the first person to achieve milestones such as 10,000 tries in world cricket. The collection’s homepage states that these moments and highlights are curated and digitized for fans and collectors around the world and can be used forever as unforgeable tokens.
The Sunil Gavaskar Forever First NFT Collection will be available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis starting November 14, 2021, followed by the Hall of Fame opening in December. The starting point for entry into the NFT mainstream is the purchase of an NFT access ticket to the Sunil Gavaskar Virtual Hall of Fame. Those interested in the collection should register at alwaysfirst.io.
Collectors will get digital rights to Sunil Gavaskar’s finest moments and enjoy interactive and exclusive content, win signed merchandise, attend real events and get a chance to meet the legend and get cricket lessons from the cricket master himself.
Access to the NFT Masters Series begins with the virtual Hall of Fame, a unique, immersive experience where fans can discover, enjoy and interact with the significant moments of Sunil Gavaskar’s career in a major role and have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one video call with Sunil Gavaskar.4444 Hall of Fame tickets are available as NFT (via fiat or cryptocurrency exchanges) at an affordable price, providing fans and collectors with an easy way to enter the world of NFT while enjoying a unique cricketing experience.
Rob Morrison, director of the London-based business nftie, admits that cricket has a huge fan base and Sunil Gavaskar, its legendary player, has made him very excited to launch this unique collection.