• Palo Alto-based Rubrik is the Unicorns’ Official Cybersecurity Sponsor for the 2024 Major League Cricket (MLC) season.

  • San Francisco Unicorns’ roster features World Cup winners and global talents from international teams, including Australia, Pakistan, and New Zealand.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 23, 2024 — / BackupReview.info / — The San Francisco Unicorns today announces Rubrik (NYSE: RBRK), the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, as the official cybersecurity sponsor for the upcoming Major League Cricket season, starting July 5, 2024.

“Unicorns are unique, special – a phenomenon,” said Andres Botero, Chief Marketing Officer of Rubrik. “This notable Bay Area team brings innovation, excellence and resilience to the cricket pitch, making this partnership a perfect match.”

Rubrik and the SF Unicorns share a common philosophy built around a commitment to recruit exceptional talent, deliver innovation and be relentless in driving their mission forward. The Palo Alto-based, NYSE-listed cybersecurity leader has more than 6,100 customers around the world who rely on Rubrik to ensure that they can recover and restore their business in hours, and avoid paying a ransom to hackers.

Commenting on the partnership, SF Unicorns co-owner Anand Rajaraman said: “Rubrik is exactly the kind of game-changing Unicorn the team is named for! This agreement is a testament to our shared commitment to excellence through talent, innovation and teamwork.”

As part of the partnership, Rubrik’s brand will be prominently displayed on the Unicorn’s team assets and uniforms, throughout the season.

This partnership follows the announcement of the Unicorns’ schedule and a 2024 roster featuring explosive batters Finn Allen and Matthew Short, express bowler Haris Rauf, and future superstar Jake Fraser-McGurk of Australia. For the second successive season, the Unicorns will be coached by two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) Player of the Season Shane Watson.

The 2024 Major League Cricket season will commence on July 5, with San Francisco Unicorn’s first match coming on July 7, when they take on the LA Knight Riders at Grand Prairie Stadium,  in Grand Prairie, TX.

All six teams in the league will vie for the title of sophomore season champion, to be crowned in the Championship Game on Sunday, July 25.

Tickets for all matches are available now at tickets.majorleaguecricket.com.

For more information, visit SFUnicorns.com and Rubrik.com.

About The San Francisco Unicorns
The San Francisco Unicorns launched in 2023 as one of six founding members of Major League Cricket (MLC), a ground-breaking T20 competition bringing some of world cricket’s biggest names to the USA for the first time. The inaugural roster includes Australian international stars Matthew Short and Jake Fraser-McGurk, New Zealand’s Finn Allen and Matt Henry, and 2019 Cricket World Cup champion Liam Plunkett. Cricket Victoria, the governing body for the sport in the Australian state of Victoria, serves as the Unicorns’ high-performance partner.

In partnership with MLC, the Unicorns plan to build a world-class home for the team in the Bay Area, which will seat up to 15,000 people and be capable of hosting major international cricket events. The team’s primary investors are Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan, who are founding partners of data-driven venture firm rocketship.vc, and who previously founded US-focused database technology provider Junglee, which sold to Amazon in 1998 for $250m.

About Rubrik
Rubrik (NYSE: RBRK) is on a mission to secure the world’s data. With Zero Trust Data Security™, we help organizations achieve business resilience against cyberattacks, malicious insiders, and operational disruptions. Rubrik Security Cloud, powered by machine learning, secures data across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS applications. We help organizations uphold data integrity, deliver data availability that withstands adverse conditions, continuously monitor data risks and threats, and restore businesses with their data when infrastructure is attacked.

For more information, please visit rubrik.com and follow @rubrikInc on X (formerly Twitter) and Rubrik on LinkedIn.

San Francisco Unicorns Media Contact
Ryan Bailey: ryan@redknotcomms.com

Rubrik Media Contact
Meghan Fintland: Meghan.Fintland@rubrik.com

Source: Rubrik, Inc.



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