Usain Bolt to Visit India for the First Time, Ready to Challenge Yuvraj Singh

Usain Bolt, a multiple Olympic and world champion, is an ardent cricket lover and will face off against Yuvraj Singh in a promotional cricket match.

updated: August 26, 2014 20:38 IST
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Usain Bolt is an ardent cricket follower and has expressed a desire to bowl as a pacer in IPL.


Bangalore: Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his maiden visit to India early next month, not to race but to compete in a cricket face-off against India discard Yuvraj Singh here.

Both the Puma ambassadors are coming together for the event on September 2, organised by the sportswear giants at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

"Puma brings Usain Bolt down for a one-of-a-kind cricket face-off between two sporting legends. For the first time ever, watch the Fastest Man on Earth -- Usain Bolt, challenge Yuvraj Singh to an exclusive cricket showdown at Chinnaswamy Stadium on September 2," said a media release issued on Tuesday.

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