Rajasthan Royals on Sunday named legendary cricketer Shane Warne as their model ambassador for the second yr in a row forward of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) season beginning September 19 within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
For the upcoming version, Warne will even add the position of crew mentor to his duties for the season, a press release mentioned.
Warne”s journey to UAE will see him working with Royals’ administration crew to strengthen their worldwide fanbase and wow the Royals’ present and potential sponsors along with his distinctive cricketing information and foresight.
The former Australia nice will even be campaigning for the ethos of Royals’ philanthropic initiatives focussed in the direction of a woman-empowered tradition with the Royal Rajasthan Foundation, the CSR arm of the franchise.
As a crew mentor, Warne will work alongside head coach Andrew McDonald. He has been teammates with McDonald from 2003-07 for Victoria. He will even be part of up with Zubin Bharucha, Head of Cricket at Rajasthan Royals, who was with Warne throughout the inaugural season and collectively received the match again in 2008.
“On my twin position, it is all the time an amazing feeling to be again with Royals, my crew, my household,” Warne mentioned.
“It’s thrilling to be working throughout all components of this franchise that I really like. We have labored in the direction of our imaginative and prescient of changing into a world crew that followers world wide love and observe. This season I’m trying ahead to working as a Team Mentor and becoming a member of up with a wonderful backroom employees in Zubin Bharucha and Andrew McDonald.
“Hopefully, we can have a successful season and achieve big things in the coming months,” he added.