Yuvraj Singh has created various milestones for India on the field. But this time the Southpaw achieved something that is literally out of this world. Yuvraj Singh hit his maiden ODI century in 2003 against Bangladesh in Dhaka. Now, A hot-air balloon, carrying Yuvraj’s bat, was launched from earth to orbit.
The event happened last week in collaboration with Colexion, Asia’s NFT market, and the former world cup winning cricketer. The company has partnered with Yuvraj to release his own NFTs with augmented reality for the initiative.
Moreover, a never-before-released personalized video of Singh’s bat’s entire space journey will be made accessible for fans, as it becomes the first minted NFT ever to be sent in orbit. The video will be uploaded on Colexion’s official website in the last week of December.
NFT stands for non-fungible tokens- one-of-a-kind, blockchain-based assets that live on the blockchain and have become a blossoming business in the art world, with some selling recently for millions of dollars.
Always wanted to be closer to my fans: Yuvraj Singh on the release of his NFT
“I am excited to share my first NFT space journey exclusively on Colexion. Connecting with my fans on a new platform like this is exciting and I look forward to sharing some of my most cherished possessions like the first-century bat,” said Yuvraj, who is also an investor in the company.
“I have always wanted to be closer to my fans and I am happy to partner with Colexion to be able to share these precious tokens from my cricketing journey with the people who have loved and encouraged me every step of the way. I look forward to engaging with them in my Colexion digital avatar,” he added.
Yuvraj dropped his first NFT that went live on December 25. The NFT contains a 3D version of the cricketer along with his signed 1st-century bat to be made available for his beloved fans. Furthermore, a virtual NFT Museum for all the NFTs of Yuvraj where his fans can be a part of his life’s journey will be also created.
• Yuvraj Singh’s maiden ODI century bat launched into space.
• Yuvraj’s bat also became the first-ever minted NFT to be launched into space.