The star Indian batter, Shikhar Dhawan has been named brand ambassador by the fantasy cricket entity, MyTeam11.
By onboarding the 37-year-old batter, the company looks forward to gathering more followers of the sport to its platform. The newly appointed Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper will be seen in the promotional campaigns for the company this year.
On this new engagement, Dhawan said, “MyTeam11 empowers the fans to be a part of the on-field action and put their knowledge of sports to test. It allows the fans to step in the shoes of a captain and make decisions which help their team to win. I am thrilled to associate with MyTeam11, a brand which takes fan engagement to a whole new level and makes the fans more connected to the game.”
Vineet Godara, Co-founder and CEO of MyTeam11 said, “We are extremely delighted to have Shikhar on board as our brand ambassador. Over the years, Shikhar has been a consistent performer in international cricket for India and is admired throughout the nation. His ability to fearlessly face the toughest situations and lead as the anchor resonates with our brand’s core values. He also enjoys a high level of popularity & credibility in the cricket community which is consistent with the brand’s goal of becoming the most reputable and trustworthy homegrown fantasy sports app in India. With his addition to our team, we hope to further spark the growth of our brand in India.”
The attacking lefty batter will be back in action in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he will be leading PBKS for the first time.