Cricket on ice Afridi’s Royals take on Sehwag XI in Swiss Alps
Cricket legends lock horns with each other today, just this time it’s not any normal pitch but rather the cold peaks of the Swiss Alps.
Shahid Afridi led Royals will go head to head against Virender Sehwag led Diamonds in a novel two-day occasion where two matches are set to be played not on ground, but rather on ice.
The event, dubbed ‘St Moritz Ice Cricket 2018’ and right now being hailed as the best battle of cricket on top of the world, will happen against the tranquil and stunning background of the Swiss mountains in freezing cold temperatures on 8 and 9 February.
Alongside Afridi and Sehwag, the event additionally includes glittering names, for example, Zaheer Khan, Abdul Razzaq, Mahela Jayawardene, Shoaib Akhtar, Jacques Kallis, Michael Hussey and others.
The match will commence at 4pm Pakistan time.
Speedster Shoaib Akhtar couldn’t hold up to share his adventures in the snow.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) February 7, 2018
Wasim Akram and wife Shaniera are likewise at the setting to participate in the good times. From Shalwar Kameez to Thermals and Skiis! Shaniera tweeted from the elevation.
From Shalwar Kameez to Thermals & Skiis! Wasim and I Sending everyone in our warmer climates, massive love from Us! ???? ?? #Switzerland #CricketOnIce #StMoritz #WinterWonderland pic.twitter.com/4KhaKZDUiV
— Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) February 7, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Jayawardene shared the serenity of the mountains in an Instagram post.
Shahid Afridi’s Royals XI: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), Abdul Razzaq (Pakistan), Jacques Kallis (South Africa), Graeme Smith (South Africa), Daniel Vettori (New Zealand), Nathan McCullum (New Zealand), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Monty Panesar (England), Owais Shah (England), Matt Prior (England), Aidan Andrews (Switzerland)
Virender Sehwag’s Diamonds XI: Virender Sehwag (India), Zaheer Khan (India), Mohammad Kaif (India), Ajit Agarkar (India), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka), Michael Hussey (Australia), Andrew Symonds (Australia), Mithun Manhas (India), Ramesh Powar (India), Rohan Jain (Switzerland)