Ajinkya Rahane has signed up with the Mumbai based agency © AFP
Ajinkya Rahane has signed up with the Mumbai based agency © AFP

Mumbai: Indian Test Team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has signed up with Mumbai based agency Cornerstone Sport & Entertainment (CSE). The agency which also manages Test captain Virat Kohli will be exclusively managing Rahane and will handle his Brand Endorsements, Commercial Engagements, Social & Digital Media and Appearances. “I am really excited and looking forward to working with the team at Cornerstone Sport. It’s a great association and I look forward to providing all the necessary support to my team at Cornerstone in delivering my off the field commitments.” said Rahane. Ajinkya Rahane looking forward to challenging West Indies tour

Cornerstone Sport exclusively represents athletes such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (Digital & Licencing), Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron, national football team Captain, Sunil Chhetri and F1 aspirant Jehan Daruvala. In the past, the agency has represented athletes such as; Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Robin Uthappa, Sania Mirza, Dipika Pallikal, including many others. Ajinkya Rahane bats for P&G Shiksha programme

“Ajinkya is undoubtedly one of the most prolific batters for India in all formats of the game. He’s young, fit and very motivated; and his best is yet to come! We’re proud and excited to welcome Jinx to Cornerstone and hopefully provide him the support he needs off the field so he can maximise his potential on it” added Bunty Sajdeh, CEO, Cornerstone Sport. Ajinkya Rahane: Anil Kumble’s tips will take Indian cricket forward

Gearing up for the West Indies tour, stylish India batsman Ajinkya Rahane said it will be important to start the challenging three-Test series on a positive note. ”This is actually my second time to West Indies, first time I was with India A team, but with the Indian team it is my first time and I am really excited about this tour. I’m looking forward and I have prepared myself really well,” Rahane told reporters on sidelines of an event here. ”I am sure it will be challenging because West Indies is a decent team. We will give respect to them and it is important to start well in the series,” he added.