After getting a long list of Records in Pakistani Cricket Team, Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan became the firat ever cricketers to join Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Programme on The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports.
Both the Cricketers are going to join along with Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué, Miami Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, Hollywood actor Channing Tatum and Rapper LL Cool J.
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The news was shared by Pakistan Cricket Board as, “The World Number one ranked ODI batter and Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team Babar Azam and wicketkeeper Muhammad Rizwan, the Vice Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team are the first Cricketers to join the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Programme with their mentor, the Saya Corporation Founder and CEO Talha Rahmani”.
Other Celebrities in Harvard
The list of other celebrities with Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan includes Kaka Edwin van der Sar, Gerard Piqué, Oliver Kahn, NFL’s Brandon Marshall, NBA’s Miami Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade.
Hollywood A-listers include Channing Tatum, LL Cool J, Major League Baseball’s Alex Rodriguez, Chris Paul and Pau Gasol.
The Cricket Trio is representing Pakistan and Cricket among top global movers and shakers in sports, media and entertainment. The programme of Harvard is going to take place from May 31 to June 3, 2023 at Harvard Business School in Boston.
Both the Cricketers expressed their excitement and happiness about the opportunity.
Babar Azam said, “I am a lifelong learner and I have had detailed chats about this Programme with Prof. Elberse and Talha Rehmani. My inspiration for joining this World-class programme at Harvard is to connect, explore, listen, learn and grow to community World”.
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Professor Anita Elberse, the Programme Chair also shared views saying, “I am delighted to be able to welcome Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan to Harvard Business School and to BEMS programme”.