Nium Partners with the ICC

Nium brings fintech innovation to the global stage through cricket.

Cricket is one of the most followed global sports with more than a billion cricket enthusiasts in over 125 countries. Nium is a proud sponsor of the International Cricket Council – the game’s governing body –  with dedicated participation at all of its major events through 2023.

The global partnership provides a platform for showcasing Nium’s perspectives on technology, leadership, and community engagement as we define the future of the modern money movement.

Leadership: The Captain’s Table 2021

Captains of industry, sport and technology gather around the “Captains Table” – an exclusive dinner ahead of the finals of every major ICC event. Executives rub shoulders with players for spirited conversations about the intersections between technology, sport, and the future.

Our last evening featured a conversation with newly-in- ducted Hall of Famer, Shaun Pollock, the legendary South African Captain. Pollock shared his insights on leadership through crisis and earning respect through action.

Technology Engagement: The Nium - ICC Coding Challenge

The “Nium Coding Challenge” is the first of several technology programmes in a digitally-led partnership that will focus on engaging a global, cricket-loving, technology-minded community.

Fans with an interest in programming and coding, can take the Nium Coding Challenge quiz here, answering 10 questions based on the innovative online game, “WhoZat?”

The Nium Coding Challenge will enable technologists to combine their passion for cricket with their love for innovation. For the ICC this program drives deeper fan engagement and is in line with its global growth strategy to bring fans closer to the game.

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Spotlight: Women Leaders in Sport



Claire Furlong, GM Marketing and Communications at the ICC, chats about her path into cricket and the exciting gender equity initiatives the sport is embarking upon – an exclusive interview collaboration with Nium.





Meet Lauren Agenbag, the youngest umpire to have officiated in an ICC Cricket World Cup Final. She talks us through her role and an unforgettable #CWC22 in New Zealand, a chat in partnership with Nium




On #IWD2022 Nium partnered with ICC to interview former Team India player SnehalPradhan as she talks us through the leadership role she’s played in growing young girls’ passion for cricket around the world.

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Nium - Al Fardan Charity Match

Sport transcends borders, and so does the love of cricket. Nium and Al Fardan Exchange raised AED 100,000 for the charity Dubai Cares through a charity cricket match played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Adding some star power to the match were members of the UAE national cricket team, including Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan, and Chirag Suri, who participated along with invited guests and partners.