Afridi will be seen captaincy after retirement today, West Indies will be going to Mahamababala. The ICC Cricket World Cup champions West Indies and ICC World XI veterans will compete in the exhibition match played on Thursday in the popular Cricket Stadium of Lord of England.
London: ICC T20 World Cup champion West Indies will compete against the ICC World XI veterans in the exhibition match played on Thursday in the popular cricket stadium in Lord’s, England. People expect that this match between the two teams will be quite memorable. The aim of this charity match is to raise funds for the renewal of five Caribbean stadiums in the Caribbean region, which had been damaged last year due to Irma and Maria hurricanes.
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has finally been appointed the captain of the World XI team. He has been replaced as captain of England’s limited overs captain Eoin Morgan. Due to injury to the finger during a domestic match, Morgan got out of the World XI team.
Afridi made a tweet and said, “It is a great honor to take over the command of the ICC World XI team and for that good reason, I am sure all the players are eagerly waiting for this match.” People will get a chance to watch the high-level cricket game. ”
There have been some changes in the team of the World XI. Players like Morgan, Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Thesara Pereira, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al-Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Luke Ranchi, Michel Mechling were included in the first announced team. However, Shakib withdrew his name for personal reasons and in such a situation, the name of teenager Sandeep Lamichane was included.
Pandya also withdrew the name and Mohammed Shami got a place in the World XI in his place. Sam Billings has been included in the team instead of Morgan.
England’s cricketers Adil Rashid and Sam Koran also got delayed in the 13-member World XI. This team is still strong because Kartik, Billings, Malik, Afridi, and Perera are ready to perform well in the batting order.
Afridi is also fully prepared with World XI spinner Rashid and Lamichane. Mecklaghan, Koran, and Mills will make the West Indies batting difficult by fast bowling.
In April 2016, Carlos Brathwaite, who played a key role in the West Indies victory in the ICC T20 World Cup, has been given the command of the West Indies. This team includes big names such as Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Evelyn Lewis and Badri star T20.
Apart from this, Marlon Samuels, Andre Fletcher, Roman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Keswick Williams and other players are also ready to face the World XI.
Teams:ICC World XI
Shahid Afridi (Captain), Sam Billings (wicketkeeper), Sam Koran, Tamim Iqbal, Temel Mills, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Rashid Khan, Sandeep Lamichane, Mitchell McClenaghan, Shoaib Akhtar, Thesara Pereira, Luke Ronchi (Wicketkeeper) and Adil Rashid
Carlos Braithwaite (captain), Samuel Badree, Reyad Emmitt, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Kimmo Paul, Roman Powell, Denesh Ramdin (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels and Keswick Williams.