Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country. The partnership strengthens Uber and Shakib Al Hasan's commitment to create employment opportunities, empower youth and build a stronger transport system for all Bangladeshis.
Commenting on his association with Uber, Shakib Al Hasan said, “As a cricketer, I travel a lot, and I have personally enjoyed the seamless experience of booking an Uber. It's great to see how Uber uses technology to revolutionise the way people move around cities and empowers millions around the world by creating economic opportunities. I am very excited to be batting for Uber because it's revolutionising both the technological and transportation landscape across Bangladesh.”