Srinagar: In a first for a cricketer, one of tbe top ranked University in the World, Harvard Business School Boston, Massachusetts has roped in Pakistan premier cricketers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan to enroll into its executive education program.
As per former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latief Babar and Rizwan have become first cricketers to join the prestigious university for the programe.
Accompanying tbe duo will be Talha Rehmani, founder and CEO of Saya Corporation.
“Harvard beckons Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan, and mentor Talha Rehmani for the prestigious program. 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,” wrote Latif on Twitter.
According to report, the duo traveled from Karachi to the United States of America to commence the program. From May 31 to June 3, they will be attending classes at the Harvard Business School campus in Boston, Massachusetts.
“It is a huge honor to represent Pakistan on such a prestigious global stage. We are going to the BEMS program at Harvard to learn from the best of the best in the world – both in terms of faculty and program fellows – and at the same time to share our journey and learnings with everyone. I am certain that this will be an exciting journey, and I look forward to sharing our learning and experiences with the next superstars of the cricket world,” Mohammad Rizwan was quoted.
For Babar, this venture into the world of business is a chance to explore new horizons and contribute to the growth of the cricketing community.
“I am a lifelong learner and I have had detailed chats about this program with Prof. Elberse and Rehmani. My inspiration for joining this world-class program at Harvard is to connect, explore, listen, learn, grow, and give back to the community worldwide. I am sure there are scores of things to learn from the amazing athletes and top business executives from the entertainment, media, and sports industries who are coming from corners of the world,” Babar was quoted in a report.