Flambouyant Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has vowed to give back to the next generation in his new role as a Laureus Ambassador. Yuvraj was announced as the newest member of the Laureus Family at an event in Mumbai on 11 October 2017 where he saw first-hand the work being done to improve the lives of young people through sport.
The left-hander becomes Laureus’ first Indian ambassador and joins a host of cricket legends in the Laureus Family, including Indian Academy members Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Kapil Dev. It’s an honour for me to join the Laureus Family here in India and to find out first-hand the great work being done to help young people overcome challenges in their lives.
Indian cricket legend Dravid said, “I’m delighted to welcome Yuvraj to the team. Knowing him as both a cricketer and person, I understand how passionately he believes in the power of sport and how determined he is to give back to those in need.