The spin legend Shane Warne, who is already Rajasthan Royal’s brand ambassador, is now appointed as the mentor for the team. He will soon be joining the team in the United Arab Emirates as the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be starting from 19th September. He would be reunited with a lot of players with whom he had previously played even with Zubin Barucha. He and Zubin had won in the inaugural season together in a tournament back in 2008. Zubin is presently the head in cricket for Rajasthan Royals.
The Jaipur based franchise wished Shane Warne on his 51st birthday after being officially declared as the mentor of Rajasthan Royals. The franchise had tweeted “Welcome back Warnie. Birthday boy Shane Warne joins the side as the ambassador and mentor.”
Warne said that, In his dual role of being the ambassador and a mentor for the team he feels great. He feels as if he is meeting his family again. He feels excited because he would be working all elements of the franchise he loves. He and the team had always hoped to become a global team. This season he is really looking forward to working as a mentor to work with Zubin. He hopes to have a successful season and emerge as an achiever in the coming months.
McCrum ( Rajasthan Royals COO) said that it is an all-time great game. Especially for Rajasthan Royals. Shane exemplified the team’s vision and drive for innovation. The team is delighted to have him on board and looks forward to the growth franchise globally. He will be a great motivator for the team.
The Rajasthan Royals also revealed that Shane will be seen working for the philanthropic department of Rajasthan Royals. The philanthropic work of Rajasthan Royals is focused on women empowered culture apart from that they have a franchise named the Rajasthan Royals foundation. The company even stressed that Shane Warne is becoming the ambassador second time in the row. It is not his first time with Rajasthan Royals.