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Yahoo signs Jonty Rhodes as analyst for World Cup cricket

Trying to cash in on the cricket frenzy, tech giant Yahoo on Thursday said its Indian arm has signed up South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes as its analyst for the up coming World Cup 2015 coverage on Yahoo Cricket.

“Yahoo users can now enjoy Jonty?s take on World Cup action, as it unfolds, through the pre and post-game analysis.”

“They will also have exciting opportunities to chat live with Jonty and get his perspective on specific questions,” the US-based firm said in a statement. Yahoo Cricket promises to provide fans with in-depth stories, expert analysis, player profiles, game statistics, videos, match forecasts and Rhodes’ perspective on the game. Regarded as the first fielding superstar of cricketing world, Rhodes has played 52 Test matches and 245 One Day Internationals, Yahoo said. He has served as South Africa's fielding coach and is also an advisor-cum-fielding coach at the Mumbai
Indians in the Indian Premier League.

Commenting on his association with Yahoo, Rhodes said: “With Yahoo Cricket, I am looking forward to sharing my thoughts with passionate cricket lovers and also to hearing back from them.”
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