Former national cricket team captain Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the ambassador of the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup starting next month.

ICC has announced the inclusion of Shahid Afridi in the list of tournament ambassadors keeping in mind that he was a member of the T20 World Cup winning team and the player of the tournament in 2009.

Apart from Shahid Afridi, ICC has also appointed Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, West Indies’ Chris Gayle and world’s fastest athlete Usain Bolt as ambassadors.