England sensation Harry Brook joins St Louis Cardinals as Major League Baseball ambassador2 min read
Harry Brook is about to affix St Louis Cardinals as an envoy within the MLB. He lately performed within the Test collection in opposition to New Zealand that ended at 1-1.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 2, 2023 23:36 IST
Harry Brook joins St Louis Cardinals as Major League Baseball ambassador. Courtesy: AP
By India Today Sports Desk: England batter Harry Brook is about to affix the St Louis Cardinals as an envoy within the Major League Baseball (MLB). The teenager will hyperlink up with the Cardinals at spring coaching in Florida.
Brook and England Women’s all-rounder Issy Wong are the MLB ambassadors. Brook arrived within the United States of America (UAE) on Wednesday, March 1, after England’s Test collection in New Zealand.
“I’m really excited for this partnership and can’t wait to try my hand at hitting some home runs. I’m intrigued to see how different it is to cricket and what similarities there are too – will a home run feel as good as hitting a six?” Brook was quoted as saying in a statement.
“I’m additionally excited to study from how different skilled sportspeople go about their recreation and see if there are any transferable abilities between batting in baseball and cricket. It’s going to be wonderful to see baseball first hand within the US and assist unfold the phrase again within the UK and hopefully assist construct baseball’s fan base right here,” he added.
Brook is about for some promotional content material with the Cardinals earlier than returning to England on Sunday, March 5. If stories are to be believed, Brook will participate within the IPL and the Ashes with the MLB brand on the again of his bat.
Brook was earlier picked to play for the Lahore Qalandars within the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and England’s tour of Bangladesh. However, he opted to relaxation earlier than taking part in for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) within the IPL.
In 6 Tests, Brook has racked up 809 runs at a median of 80.90 and a strike-rate of 98.77 with 4 tons of and three fities to his identify. He has additionally performed 20 T20Is during which he has scored 372 runs with a high rating of an unbeaten 81.
Mar 2, 2023