Jaipur, February 2023: MyTeam11, one of the leading fantasy sports platforms in India, has appointed star Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as their new brand ambassador. MyTeam11 is dedicated to providing the best fantasy sports experience for fans in India, and with Shikhar Dhawan on board, the brand hopes to attract more sports enthusiasts to the platform. The newly appointed skipper of the IPL franchise Punjab Kings will soon appear in a series of promotional campaigns for MyTeam11, this year.
One of the most formidable opening batsmen for Team India, Shikhar Dhawan is known for his aggressive style and jovial personality. Fondly known as ‘Gabbar’ across the cricket fraternity, Shikhar Dhawan was one of the most influential players in India’s 2013 Champions Trophy triumph. With a natural ability to score runs, Dhawan is the 2nd highest run-getter in the Indian Premier League. A team player and a cricketer who has always been known for his swashbuckling playing style he has always been an ideal role model inspiring young cricketers to play the game with the right spirit.
Expressing his excitement about the partnership Shikhar Dhawan said, “MyTeam11 empowers the fans to be a part of the on-field action and put their knowledge of sports to test. It allows the fans to step in the shoes of a captain and make decisions which help their team to win. I am thrilled to associate with MyTeam11, a brand which takes fan engagement to a whole new level and makes the fans more connected to the game.”
While commenting on the decision to rope Dhawan as the brand ambassador, Vinit Godara, Co-founder and CEO of MyTeam11 said, “We are extremely delighted to have Shikhar on board as our brand ambassador. Over the years, Shikhar has been a consistent performer in international cricket for India and is admired throughout the nation. His ability to fearlessly face the toughest situations and lead as the anchor resonates with our brand’s core values. He also enjoys a high level of popularity & credibility in the cricket community which is consistent with the brand’s goal of becoming the most reputable and trustworthy homegrown fantasy sports app in India. With his addition to our team, we hope to further spark the growth of our brand in India.”
Speaking on the versatility of MyTeam11 being the pioneers of fantasy gaming for multiple sports on their platforms, Shikhar said, “Just not cricket, I was an active participant in football and volleyball during my younger years. So, I can connect with the vision of MyTeam11 as it’s a multi-sport fantasy destination for users.”
Shikhar Dhawan is the third brand ambassador for MyTeam11 along with former cricketer Virendra Sehwag who was the company’s first brand ambassador followed by renowned sports presenter Sanjana Ganesan.