Two sides named Ponting XI and Warne XI will play it out and the match has been named as ‘Bushfire Cricket Bash’.
A bushfire relief charity match is set to be played on February 8 in Australia and Yuvraj Singh and Wasim Akram are the latest to join the list of legends who have signed up.
Two sides named Ponting XI and Warne XI will play it out and the match has been named as 'Bushfire Cricket Bash'. Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne are the ones who took the initiative and the event is now gathering mass as the sides are stacking up legends.
Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indian fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh had earlier signed up as non-playing coaches whereas it is likely to see Matthew Hayden pair up with his former partner Justin Langer.
Brett Lee, Adam Gilchrist and Michael Clarke are also on the list as Steve Waugh and Mel Jones will take part in a non-playing capacity.
Along with them, Former Australian cricketers in Andrew Symonds, Brad Haddin and Mike Hussey have also joined the cause along with Australian women's team members Elyse Villani and Grace Harris.
The players who have joined the cause till date are - Shane Warne (c), Ricky Ponting (c), Adam Gilchrist, Alex Blackwell, Andrew Symonds, Brad Fittler, Brad Haddin, Brett Lee, Elyse Villani, Grace Harris, Justin Langer, Luke Hodge, Matthew Hayden, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, Phoebe Litchfield, Shane Watson, Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram