TKR players Denesh Ramdin (left); Khary Pierre (second to left); Hema Ramkissoon, Executive Manager-Marketing, Angostura® (third to left); Ian Forbes, Chief Executive Officer (Ag.), Angostura® (third to right); Leonardo Julien (second to right) and Tion Webster (right) at the Queens Park Oval indoor nets following the official announcement of White Oak as the designated Official Rum Sponsor of the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR).

The House of Angostura® and White Oak Rum are delighted to announce White Oak as the designated Official Rum Sponsor of the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021. CPL will take place in Saint Kitts and Nevis from 26 August to 15 September and is an eagerly anticipated event in the international sporting calendar attracting the attention of millions of cricket fans across the globe.

Director of Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), Venky Mysore, is delighted that Angostura® White Oak Rum, a home-grown brand, now has this opportunity to share the worldwide excitement “The Biggest Party in Sport” creates, “We are happy to have Angostura® White Oak on board with us. It is a well reputed brand and is one of the most sought-after rums for any occasion. As many people will be watching CPL matches at home again this year, we want to show our fans that you can have fun while watching cricket from the safety of your homes.”

Angostura’s CEO (Ag.), Ian Forbes, reiterated that CPL holds a special place in the hearts of fans at home and abroad. Therefore, this alignment of Angostura® White Oak with TKR is a significant venture for the company, “We are happy to be the Official Rum Sponsor for our home team TKR this year. This is part of our mission to instill a sense of pride in every cricket fan, and we believe TKR will not only defend their championship but emerge victorious for the fifth time.”

Hema Ramkissoon, Executive Manager – Marketing, Angostura®, an avid cricket fan herself, lauded the sponsorship alliance. She said, “We started discussions with Mr. Mysore last year. This is the perfect opportunity to support our team and show the world how Angostura® White Oak Rum is leading the way especially in the area of innovation. We have a series of exciting initiatives to come, and as the Official Rum Sponsor this is a welcomed partnership.”

(from left to right) Hema Ramkissoon, Executive Manager-Marketing, Angostura®; Colin Borde, TKR Team Manager; Joni Marie Bruce – TKR Brand Manager and Ian Forbes, Chief Executive Officer (Ag.), Angostura®.

The 2021 Caribbean Premier League (CPLT20) is in the ninth season of the domestic Twenty20 cricket league. Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) will face the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the opening fixture on Thursday 26th August.