On Wednesday, Former Indian batsman Sandeep Patil was named as the brand ambassador of the Indian Indoor Cricket Team. Sandeep Patil was a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad. He will be the ambassador and also the face of the team in the lead-up to the 10th edition of the World Indoor Cricket Federation (WICF) World Cup. The World Cup is to be held from September 16-23 at the Insportz Club in Dubai.

The tournament will last for a week and will be held in partnership with Cricket Australia (CA) and Emirates Cricket Board (ECB). XLR8 India, an indoor arena in Bengaluru manages and operates the Indian Indoor team.

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10th edition of the World Cup will attract approximately 400 players and officials from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, India and lastly the hosts UAE. The tournament will comprise of players participating in the Open Men’s, Open Women’s, 21 & Under Men’s, and 21 & Under Women’s divisions, with Australia, the reigning world champions, in each of the four divisions.