Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne will captain opposing teams in a charity match to carry money for the bushfire aid fund in Australia.
The match shall be in fact one of three performed on 8 February, besides Australia women’s Twenty20 game towards India and the T20 Enormous Bash League closing.
All match earnings and funds from the day will trail to the bushfire appeal.
The bushfire disaster has been ongoing in Australia since September and no lower than 27 folks maintain died.
Australia head coach Justin Langer will play in the charity match, besides passe Australia avid gamers Brett Lee, Adam Gilchrist and Michael Clarke.
Ten million hectares of land had been destroyed across the nation and millions of animals had been killed in the fires.
Used leg-spinner Warne beforehand auctioned off his ‘baggy inexperienced’ cap which raised 1,000,000 Australian bucks, whereas various cricketers maintain donated money for hitting sixes in the Enormous Bash.
Various tennis greats can even appear in an exhibition match on 15 January, 5 days sooner than the Australian Open begins, whereas present avid gamers are donating money for aces they aid.
“People across the realm maintain viewed the overwhelming pictures of millions of hectares burnt, precious lives misplaced, hundreds of properties destroyed and the devastating loss of wildlife on yarn of the fires,” Cricket Australia chief govt Kevin Roberts acknowledged.
“These pictures maintain reinforced the should always obtain in the back of organisations which shall be responding to the requirements of folks that maintain misplaced relatives, their properties, and their livelihoods.”
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