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MUM­BAI: Ra­jasthan Roy­als on Sun­day an­nounced that Shane Warne would be their royal brand am­bas­sador for the 2019 In­dian Premier League.

Warne, who led the fran­chise to ti­tle in the in­au­gu­ral edi­tion of the T20 ex­trav­a­ganza in 2008, cap­tained the side for four sea­sons till 2011 be­fore re­tir­ing from all forms of cricket. He had served as the team’s men­tor last year. The Roy­als also an­nounced pink as their of­fi­cial colour in recog­ni­tion of the deep rooted link be­tween the colour and the state of Ra­jasthan where the team is based.

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