Wednesday 22nd March 2023, YORK, United Kingdom, (YORKSHIRE.COM) – Yorkshire.com announce international cricketer Harry Brook as their new Brand Ambassador, ahead of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.
Harry Brook is heading to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2023 and will represent Yorkshire.com as Official Ambassador ahead of a bumper year of international cricket for the rising star.
Speaking on the deal, Harry Brook said:
“I’m excited to be heading to India for my first IPL and as a proud Yorkshireman I couldn’t be happier to carry the flag for the region as ambassador for Yorkshire.com.”Harry Brook
Robin Scott MD of Welcome to Yorkshire commented:
“Harry Brook demonstrates everything that’s great about our world class region in Yorkshire. We keep our feet on the ground, while achieving the extraordinary.”
“Our corporate subscribers will be able to benefit from this relationship almost immediately, not only with personal appearances in Yorkshire later in the year, but also through raised awareness of our incredible region – all linked through Yorkshire.com.”
“We’ll be able to enjoy watching as one of our own, Harry Brook, becomes a household name around the cricket-loving world, starting with those in India, at the IPL.”
“We’re looking forward to a long term deal with Harry for this exciting year, in which we’ll see The Ashes in June and July, The Hundred in August, followed by the 50 over World Cup in India in October.”
“We hope to build on the association in future.”Robin Scott, MD Yorkshire.com (International) Ltd
At Yorkshire.com, there will be a series of short video interviews with Harry Brook and other content during the 2023 IPL. This can be made available for media and business partners.
There will be in-person events with Harry Brook throughout the year. Media and business partners of Yorkshire.com will be invited to attend.
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About Harry Brook
Harry Brook is an English cricketer who plays international cricket for England and domestic cricket for Yorkshire and the Headingley-based Northern Super Chargers in The Hundred. He burst onto the international scene in 2022, at the age of 23, in all formats of cricket.
After six test matches, he currently averages 80.9 at an incredible strike rate of 98.8 – figures which are almost unheard of in the sport.
Despite 2023 being his debut season in the IPL, the world’s most well-known T20 cricket tournament, Harry was secured by Sunrisers Hyderabad for his talents.
He will be coached by the internationally famous Brian Lara (WI) and Dale Steyn (SA), among other well known cricketing faces, at Sunrisers Hyderabad.
IPL 2023 runs from 31 March to 28 May 2023.
- Born: 22 February 1999 (age 24 years), Yorkshire
- Current teams: Sunrisers Hyderabad (Batter),
- Batting style: Right-handed
- Nationality: English
- Number of test centuries: 4
About Welcome to Yorkshire
Welcome to Yorkshire promotes the UK’s largest county as a contemporary destination. Over 5.2 million people live in the region, which includes eight cities and three National Parks, alongside many miles of beautiful coastline.
The visitor economy of Yorkshire accounts for over £11bn annually.
Find out more at www.yorkshire.com
For Welcome to Yorkshire
- Media enquiries may be directed to: [email protected]
- Telephone: +44 (0)1904 891474
For Harry Brook
- Lucy Oldham
- Head of PR & Communications – TGI Sport UK
- Contact: On request