Usain Bolt named as ambassador for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Usain Bolt named as ambassador for ICC T20 World Cup 2024. June will see the much awaited competition take place in the USA and the West Indies.

Usain Bolt, widely recognized as one of the greatest athletes of all time, has been selected the ICC men’s T20 World Cup ambassador for 2024. The highly anticipated competition is set to take place in the West Indies and the United States in June.

Bolt acknowledged his excitement, emphasizing the event’s personal significance. The Olympic legend grew up playing cricket on the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Before shifting his focus to athletics after receiving support in school.

Being an ambassador for the forthcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup makes me very happy. I have always had a special place in my heart for cricket. Because it is a part of my culture growing up in the Caribbean, and I am honored to be a part of such a prestigious tournament. Bolt said in an ICC statement, “I look forward to bringing my energy and enthusiasm to the World Cup and contributing to the growth of cricket globally.”

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The eight-time Olympic gold medallist expects a lively atmosphere in the country of the Caribbean

Where spectators will embrace the famous music, dancing, and high-spirited atmosphere during the competition.

In addition, having hosted a major cricket tournament for the first time. He is excited to see the possible impact the sport could have in the United States.

“If you listen to NBA players and the way they talk about earning a gold medal, they have won NBA titles and rings, but they say ‘we went to the Olympics’. The other day, I watched a documentary about how they (the USA basketball team) lost (in the 2004 Olympics), how there was a Redeem Team (at the Beijing Games in 2008), and how they needed to focus and work hard to win.

“That is how crucial winning a gold medal is. Every sport strives to qualify for the Olympics because it is such a big deal, and it is such a tremendous feeling to be on the podium, winning that gold medal,” he said.

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