Rario CPL Pack Drop: 5 Lesser known facts about Barbados Trident's Jason Holder

Rario CPL Pack Drop: 5 Lesser known facts about Barbados Trident’s Jason Holder

Jason Holder is one of CPL's star players and you won't want to miss out on the chance of acquiring the talented all-rounder.

Jason Holder
Jason Holder. (Photo by Ashley Allen – CPL T20/CPL T20 via Getty Images)

Cricket fans and fantasy sports enthusiasts take note that leading digital collectible platform Rario has teamed up with the renowned Twenty20 league, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), and brings you the opportunity to get your hands on some of the most iconic moments and players from the tournament.

The world’s first officially licensed digital collectibles platform for cricket has launched exclusive packs from the CPL, which can be acquired by cricket fans and enthusiasts alike. Not only these cards will serve as unique items, but the people in possession of these cards can also use them to construct their team in the upcoming fantasy sports game to be launched by Rario in association with Dream sports.

The latest pack, which was dropped on 15th July, was sold out within minutes as fans just couldn’t keep themselves from getting hold of these exclusive mementos. But you need not worry as there are numerous pack drops scheduled in the near future, and you will need to be on your toes and follow Rario’s social media handles to get the latest updates.

Taking about the packs the digital platform has made two packs available for early reservations, namely The Cricket Carnival- Champions Pack and The Cricket Carnival- Legends Pack. The Champions Pack, priced at $75, offers two gold cards and four silver cards, one from each team in the CPL. Meanwhile, the Legends Pack offers a more lucrative deal, with one special Black card along with five gold cards from the upcoming edition of the CPL, which will be available for $225.

Now that you know all the facts about the pack drops, let’s dive into some of the unknown facts about former West Indies skipper Jason Holder, who is a part of the Rario collectibles and leads the Barbados Tridents in the CPL.

1. WI’s leading wicket-taker in the 2010 U-19 WC

Before the gentle giant went on to break the record for the senior team, Holder announced himself on the international circuit by scalping 13 wickets in the 2010 U19 World Cup, most for the team in the tournament.

2. Snapped up by CSK just two days after making his ODI debut

Jason Holder made his debut for the national side in 2013 in an ODI match, and he left a mark, especially on the Chennai Super Kings, who bagged the all-rounder in the IPL auctions just a couple of days after his debut.

3. Supports EPL club Tottenham Hotspur

Cricketers are known to follow other sports in their leisure time and Holder is no different. An avid football fan, the Barbadian is a big fan of the English Premier League and supports North London club Tottenham Hotspurs.

4. Appeared in ‘Fire in Babylon ‘

Apart from being a renowned cricketer, Holder also appeared in the documentary film Fire in Babylon, which showcased the success of the West Indian team in the 70s and 80s.

5. Only West Indies captain with 100 wickets in ODIs

The tall all-rounder is in the league of his own in West Indies cricket since he is the only captain in the nation’s history to have scalped 100 wickets in 50-over cricket, a mean feat indeed.