Harbhajan welcomed his partnership with Howzat: “Cricket has been my life for as long as I can remember,” he said. “I have always enjoyed playing on the pitch and now look forward to having an equally entertaining time off the pitch with the Howzat app. It will keep me closely connected with my fans and with the pitch. Howzat has amplified the level and thrill of the game. For cricket fans, this is truly the ultimate test of skill and understanding of the game. I really enjoy playing the app myself and hope that as a brand ambassador, I will be able to engage with millions of fans across the country.“
Commentary on the partnershipBharat Bhatia, Vice President of Marketing at Junglee Games, noted: “It’s an incredibly proud moment for the Howzat brand. Harbhajan Singh needs no introduction for any cricket lover. For years we at Howzat have been focused on providing the best and most rewarding fantasy sports experience to our users. I am sure that our partnership with Harbhajan will be a great moment for cricket fans, who will have the opportunity to play with one of the best bowlers in the world and a true legend of the game.”
Harbhajan is one of four Indian bowlers to have won 400 Test wickets. Four years after making his India debut at 17, Harbhajan created history in all three Tests against by Steve Waugh ‘invincible’ Australian team in 2001. He took 32 wickets in those 3 matches and was key in the miraculous victory at Eden Gardens and an equally spectacular triumph in Chennai which sealed the series. He was part of the core of players who made the Mumbai Indians the most successful team in the IPL and he won another title with Chennai in 2018. He retired from cricket in December 2021with more than 700 international counters to its credit.
Howzat is a fantasy sports platform that provides sports fans with an exciting fantasy sports experience by combining sports, skills and cash prizes. Users can select their own virtual cricket, football and kabaddi teams on Howzat by selecting players from real teams playing matches in the real world and competing against other users for cash prizes. The platform is legally certified, secure and trusted by over 15 million regular fantasy sports players around the world. India.
About Jungle Games
Founded in 2012 by Ankush Gera, Junglee Games is the fastest growing skill game platform with over 50 million users worldwide. The company is on a mission to create games that will entertain and remember millions of people for years to come. Mainly operating from San Francisco and delhiJunglee Games has teams in San Francisco, hong kong, India, Vancouver, Argentinaand Poland. The company’s most notable products are Junglee Rummy, Eatme.io, and Howzat. Having established a solid base and a dominant position in India, Junglee Games plans to expand to the US and UK. To support this venture, the company plans to create and launch a new global IP while focusing on eSports and mSports.
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