Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan become first cricketers to join the prestigious Harvard programme

Setting Records

After setting multiple records in the world of cricket, skipper Babar Azam and vice-captain of the Pakistan Test team Mohammad Rizwan have now become the first cricketers to ever join Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Programme. The PCB shared the news in a press release. “The world number one ranked ODI batter and Captain of the Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam and wicketkeeper Muhammad Rizwan, the Vice Captain of the Pakistan Test cricket team, are the first cricketers to join the Harvard Business School’s executive education program, on The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (BEMS), with their mentor, the Saya Corporation Founder and CEO, Talha Rehmani.” Babar and Rizwan will join the list of celebrities and top sportspersons – such as Kaka Edwin van der Sar, Gerard Piqué, Oliver Kahn, NFL’s Brandon Marshall, NBA’s Miami Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, and Hollywood A-listers including Channing Tatum and LL Cool J, Major League Baseball’s Alex Rodriguez. “The trio is representing Pakistan and the cricket world among a myriad of global movers and shakers in sports, media, and entertainment,” the press release added. The programme took place at the Harvard Business School in Boston.