Shahid Afridi led ICC World XI to face West Indies in charity match today

06:43 PM | 31 May, 2018
Shahid Afridi led ICC World XI to face West Indies in charity match today
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LAHORE - The exhibition match between ICC XI and the West Indies will be played at the iconic Lord's on Thursday. Shahid Afridi will lead the World XI in place of England’s Eoin Morgan, who withdrew due to a fractured finger.

The match is scheduled to begin at 10pm Pakistan Standard Time.

A group of former and current players will be in action to raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

The World XI squad includes one player each from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, and two players each from New Zealand and Pakistan.

The other cricketer who will be representing Pakistan in the World XI today is Shoaib Malik.

The Windies, the reigning ICC World Twenty20 champions, will be led by Carlos Brathwaite.

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badree and Andre Russell are among the other leading players in the squad.

Squads

ICC World XI: Shahid Afridi (captain), Sam Billings (wicketkeeper), Sam Curran, Tamim Iqbal, Tymal Mills, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Rashid Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mitchell McClenaghan, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Adil Rashid

West Indies: Carlos Brathwaite (captain), Samuel Badree, Rayad Emrit, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Kesrick Williams