News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: Former West Indies captain, Guyanese Shivnarine Chanderpaul, can now add Cricket Ambassador to his resume.
The top cricketer has been selected to as an ambassador by Cricket West Indies, (CWI), for the upcoming ICC Women’s World T20. Chanderpaul, 44, has joined the Windies Ambassador Program, and along with other selected ambassadors, will make a variety of appearances between September and November.
The ICC Women’s World T20 will be held at the Providence Ground in Guyana, the Daren Sammy Stadium in St. Lucia and the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua from November 9th to 24th and will feature ten of the world’s best teams.
The West Indies women are the defending champions.
Chanderpaul, who started playing for the Windies at 19 and led them in 14 Tests and 16 ODIs, said he was delighted to have been selected. “This tournament is for the fans of the West Indies and I want to urge everyone to come out. It will be a great few weeks of brilliant performances by some of the best women players to ever play the game. I’m delighted I will be part of it,” said the former skipper, while sharing his delight at the honor.