Batting legend and former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting was recently appointed as the brand ambassador of his home state Tasmania and will join a government-led trade mission to the subcontinent that will explore export opportunities.
He arrived in India in that capacity and will also visit Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore. He arrived in India in that capacity and will also visit Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore. Spotted at The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, Ponting was at his usual best peppy behavior and was treated to a traditional Indian welcome.
The delegation will involve representatives from the state’s education, energy, tourism and hospitality sectors.Premier Will Hodgman said, “Ponting will participate in just the trip to India where he will engage high-level business contacts, promote education initiatives with ties to Launceston, and promote the state’s high quality experiences, food and beverages.”