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Yuvraj Singh Named ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Ambassador

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the appointment of Indian cricket legend Yuvraj Singh as an ambassador for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The announcement comes with just 36 days remaining until the highly anticipated global event for T20 cricket commences.

Celebrating Yuvraj’s Historic Feat

Yuvraj Singh’s selection as an ambassador holds special significance, as it commemorates his iconic feat of hitting six sixes in an over during India’s triumphant campaign at the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007.

Ambassador’s Role

As an ambassador, Yuvraj Singh will participate in a range of exciting World Cup promotional events in the United States, leading up to and during the T20 showpiece. One of the highlights will be his presence at the highly anticipated India versus Pakistan fixture in New York on June 9.

Yuvraj Singh’s Excitement

Expressing his excitement, Yuvraj Singh stated, “Some of my fondest cricketing memories have come from playing at the T20 World Cup, including hitting six sixes in an over, so it’s very exciting to be part of this edition, which is set to be the biggest one yet.”

He further added, “The West Indies is a great place to play cricket with the fans creating a unique vibe, while cricket is also expanding in the USA, and I’m excited to be part of that growth through the T20 World Cup.”

The T20 World Cup 2024

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 will be a historic event, with co-hosts USA taking on Canada in the opening fixture at Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas on June 1. A total of 55 matches will be played by 20 teams across nine venues, culminating in the final on June 29 in Barbados.

Global Ambassadors

Yuvraj Singh joins West Indies icon Chris Gayle and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt as the first ambassadors to be revealed for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

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