Mumbai: Saina Nehwal joins the list of celebrities associated with Indian Premier League cricket teams.
IPL 2009 champions Deccan Chargers is now venturing in sports personality management and will sign ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Saturday.
Signing Saina would mark the beginning of the IPL franchisee's first foray in sports other than cricket, sources said.
Deccan Chronicle, the newspaper owned by the Deccan Chargers management, would announce Saina as their brand ambassador on Saturday, they said.
“The deal will bring in added responsibility on me to achieve more and perform better," said Saina, who was awarded the Arjuna award this year.