Friday, June 14, 2024

Shahid Afridi Thanks ICC for Naming him Ambassador of T20 World Cup 2024

Shahid Afridi has expressed his gratitude to the ICC for appointing him as an ambassador for the T20 World Cup 2024. Afridi took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to share his excitement and appreciation for the opportunity.

He wrote, “Grateful and honored to be on board as the exclusive brand ambassador for T20 World Cup from Pakistan. Thank you, ICC, for this amazing opportunity. Looking forward to promoting the spirit of cricket and cheering on our team!”

Afridi joins an impressive lineup of ambassadors that includes cricket legends Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle, and athletics icon Usain Bolt. This prestigious group will help promote the T20 World Cup, bringing their unique experiences and charisma to the event.

Reflecting on his own T20 World Cup journey, Afridi recalled his significant contributions to Pakistan’s cricket history. He played a crucial role in Pakistan reaching the finals in 2007 and achieving victory in 2009. Afridi mentioned that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup holds a special place in his heart due to these memorable achievements.

As an ambassador, Afridi is eager to promote the game of cricket and support the Pakistani team. His involvement is expected to inspire fans and generate excitement for the upcoming tournament. His extensive experience and passion for the game will undoubtedly make a positive impact on the event’s promotion.

Afridi’s appointment as an ambassador is a testament to his enduring legacy in cricket. His contributions both on and off the field continue to resonate with fans around the world. The T20 World Cup 2024 will benefit from his enthusiasm and dedication to the sport, helping to enhance the global appeal of the tournament.

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