London, July 12 (IANS) Legendary batsman legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday joined Spartan International Group as an investor and member advisory board.
The former India batsman has joined as an investor and will serve on the advisory Board alongside West Indies’ hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle, Kunal Sharma, managing director and founder of Spartan Sports and Ravi Thakran.
Tendulkar would also be advising Spartan on enhancing safety using technology and innovation across all sporting equipment designed and manufactured by Spartan.
Sachin and the Spartan management will endeavour to make sports safer and bring more people into a sporting way of life.
Spartan International has grown to become known as an innovative product developer across a broad range of sports including cricket, all football disciplines, netball, basketball, to name a few, and a wide range of health and fitness products, including, an active shoes and apparel range.
Spartan International, is headquartered in Australia and boasts a world-class product development team, manufacturing facilities and is dedicated to a wide range of philanthropic initiatives including the Spartan Foundation.
In January 2016, Spartan also launched the first global Virtual Sports Club, The Spartan Cricket Club. Spartan Cricket Club provides a unique global forum including a wide range of services dedicated to promoting cricket amongst cricket communities and fans around the world. Sachin will join us at Spartan providing his leadership with the Spartan Cricket Club in further developing sport and healthy living around the world.
The Spartan Cricket Club boasts some of the worlds highest performing cricketers, including Chris Gayle, MS Dhoni, Eoin Morgan, Michael Clarke, Mitchell Johnson, Joe Burns and Holly Ferling as its foundation members.