Warne named Roy­als’ brand am­bas­sador

The New Indian Express - - SPORT -

MUM­BAI: Aus­tralia spin le­gend Shane Warne was ap­pointed as brand am­bas­sador of Ra­jasthan Roy­als for the up­com­ing IPL. Warne, who led Ra­jasthan to their only ti­tle in 2008, was their men­tor last sea­son. Warne went on to cap­tain the side for four sea­sons un­til 2011, af­ter which he re­tired from cricket. “I’m very happy to be back with the Roy­als and I’m grate­ful to the team and the fans for their sup­port. It was im­por­tant for us to re­tain our es­tab­lished val­ues but at the same time de­velop a new and mod­ern iden­tity,” he said.

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