Shahid Afridi Named T20 World Cup 2024 Ambassador

May 27, 2024Zayn0

Shahid Afridi, the former captain of Pakistan and an all-round player, has been appointed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as one of the ambassadors for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, set to start on June 1.

T20 World Cup Championship

As an ambassador for the major event, he joins Usain Bolt, Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh of India, and the fastest man on Earth. Afridi was instrumental in Pakistan’s 2007 journey to the final and guided them to the 2009 T20 World Cup championship.

Shahid Afridi Remarks

  • “The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup holds great significance for me,” Afridi remarked. Some of my favorite career highlights have come from participating on this platform, from winning the trophy in 2009 to being named Player of the Tournament in the first edition.
  • “The T20 World Cup has been growing stronger in the past few years, and I’m excited to be a part of this edition, which promises more teams, matches, and drama than ever before.”
  • “I am especially looking forward to the June 9 India vs. Pakistan match.” One of the greatest rivalries in sports will take place, and New York will be a suitable venue for this must-see matchup between two elite teams.

South Africa And Sri Lanka Championship

In 2009, Afridi also won Player of the Match in the match against South Africa in the semifinals and the match against Sri Lanka in the championship.

The General Manager Of Marketing And Communications For The ICC Remarks

“Who better to join our all-star Ambassador team than Shahid, who competed in six ICC Men’s T20 World Cups, two of which as captain and producing a Player of the Match performance while winning the trophy in 2009,”

He is a global favorite among fans, and in advance of what is expected to be the largest T20 World Cup ever, he will be bringing fans closer to the event alongside Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle, and eight-time Olympic gold winner Usain Bolt.

T20 World Cup Date

On June 1, 2024, the United States and the West Indies will host the T20 World Cup.

Conclusion

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named former Pakistani captain and all-around player Shahid Afridi as one of the ambassadors for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which is scheduled to begin on June 1.

 

 

 

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