MoneyGram (NYSE: MGI), a leading global money transfer company, today announced that legendary cricket player Sunil Gavaskar – regarded as the “greatest opening batsman of all time” – will serve as ambassador for the company as part of its multi-year agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC).
In North America, Gavaskar will be visiting Toronto, Dallas and the New York area in August, where he will visit local cricket matches and MoneyGram agent locations.Sunil Gavaskar North American Tour
- Toronto, Aug. 5 – 7: Gavaskar will visit the Toronto Cricket League before meeting with MoneyGram agents in the city. On August 7 at 6 p.m., MoneyGram will host a press conference introducing Gavaskar to ethnic media.
- Dallas, Aug. 9 – 11: Gavaskar visits the Dallas Cricket League on the morning of August 11, followed by afternoon autograph signings at the 36th Anand Bazaar at Lone Star Park – sponsored by the India Association of North Texas – in Grand Prairie, near Dallas.
- New York/New Jersey, Aug. 12 – 14: Gavaskar will visit the Edison Cricket Club on Aug. 12, followed by visits with MoneyGram agents. On the evening of Aug. 13, he will attend an Iftar – an evening breaking of the fast during Ramadan – with members of the Pakistani and Bangladeshi community. On August 14 at 6 p.m. at the Manhattan Penthouse, MoneyGram will host a press conference introducing Gavaskar to local ethnic media.