The T20 World Cup comes to a close, Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez has been selected as the ICC ambassador for the sport. Hafeez, who is also the current captain of the Pakistan national cricket team in T20Is, will be involved in various promotional activitie. The sport leading up to and during the tournament. “I am delighted and honored to be given this opportunity by the ICC,” said Hafeez. “T20 cricket is an exciting and popular format of the game. That is enjoyed by players and fans around the world”. “I look forward to working with the ICC on promoting the T20 World Cup and cricket in general”. Hafeez joins a list of past ambassadors which includes Shane Warne, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Sanath Jayasuriya, Wasim Akram, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Jonty Rhodes and Anil Kumble.
Hafeez’s Career Highlights
Hafeez’s career highlights include captaining Pakistan to the ICC World Twenty20 title in 2009, being named the ICC Twenty20 International Cricketer of the Year in 2012 and leading his country to victory in the Champions Trophy in 2013. He has also played in three Cricket World Cups, including Pakistan’s victorious campaign in 1992.
Mohammad Hafeez, the former Pakistan all-rounder, has been appointed as the ambassador for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019. The announcement was made by the ICC on its official website on Tuesday.
Hafeez, who played his last One-Day International (ODI) in the 2015 World Cup, has been associated with cricket for more than two decades. In that time, he has represented Pakistan in all three formats of the game.
“I am delighted and honoured to be given this responsibility by the ICC,” Hafeez said in a statement. “Cricket is a passion of mine and I am looking forward to using my experience to promote the game globally.”
The appointment of Hafeez is part of the ICC’s efforts to engage with cricket fans around the world. As ambassador, Hafeez will play a key role in promoting the game and generating excitement ahead of next year’s World Cup.
“The ICC World Cup is the biggest event in cricket and I am excited to be part of it,” Hafeez said. “I urge all cricket fans to get behind their teams and enjoy what promises to be a fantastic tournament.”
The future of cricket is in good hands with Hafeez as the ICC ambassador. He is a role model for the game and his passion for the sport is evident. He will help to promote cricket and bring more people into the fold. This is great news for the sport and will only help to grow the game.
ICC picked Mohammad Hafeez as the brand ambassador for #T20WorldCup from Pakistan. He's the only player to lead Pakistan twice in T20 WCs (WT20 2012 & 2014). Professor will be there in the remaining matches of Pakistan to represent country. What a proud moment for Hafeez Family! pic.twitter.com/J2HY1lSrC0— Ahmad Haseeb (@iamAhmadhaseeb) November 1, 2022
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