One of the Indian Veteran Off Spinner Harbhajan Singh who was today named in the Eight Ambassadors for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 which is schedule to played from the 1st June to 18th June in England, Wales.
Apart of Harbhajan, Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, England’s Ian Bell, New Zealand’s Shane Bond, Australia’s Mike Hussey, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and Graeme Smith of South Africa are other Embassadors for the 2017 Champions Trophy.
Harbhajan said, “To be appointed as an Ambassador for a global event in which India will be the defending champion is one of the highs for me as a cricketer and something to be really proud of,” Harbhajan was quoted as saying by the ICC in a statement.
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “The programme will connect these greats of the game with a new generation of fans and players through our Cricket For Good project and leave a real lasting legacy for the sport.”
All the Above mentioned eight cricketers will be part of an ICC editorial team and they will provide match previews and match analysis through exclusive columns which will be available on ICC Official Websites on icc-cricket.com