The government of Uttarakhand has appointed Rishabh Pant as the state brand ambassador. The decision was announced by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday.
“One of the best cricket players of India, idol of youth and Lal Shri Rishabh Pant of Uttarakhand has been appointed by our government as “Uttarakhand Brand Ambassador” with the aim of encouraging the youth of the state towards sports and public health,” he wrote on Twitter.
The left-handed batter is in South Africa to participate in a three-match Test series. He has done exceptionally well in Test cricket.
Meanwhile, the first Test begins on December 26.