Sydney Sixers sign new kit sponsor

Australian Big Bash League Twenty20 cricket team the Sydney Sixers has agreed a kit sponsorship deal with Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires.

Toyo Tires has signed a three-year deal to become a major partner of the team. The deal covers the 2017-18 to 2019-20 seasons.

Toyo Tires branding will appear on the Sixers’ shirts and trousers as part of the agreement.

A match-day promotion will also give fans the chance to win a Aus$100,000 (€64,000/$76,000) prize if a player hits a six through a tyre target at ‘cow corner’.

The Sixers’ 2017-18 BBL season gets underway on December 19 against the Sydney Thunder at Spotless Stadium.