LAHORE – A good news for cricket enthusiasts as former cricket super starts from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indies will play a festival cricket match in Bahrain this month.

According to media reports, Former skipper Shahid Khan Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Abdul Razzaq, Imran Nazir and retiring Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq will be representing Pakistan during the festival match.

Similarly, former Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan and Marlon Samuels from West Indies will also be seen in action during the wonderful sports event.

Fahad Sadeq, an event organiser, told Geo TV that the Bahrain Cricket Festival has been planned under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs in collaboration with the Bahrain Cricket Academy.

The festival match will be played on May 19.