Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies fast-bowling tremendous Courtney Walsh will coach the Ponting XI and Warne XI respectively in the Bushfire Cricket Bash set to be played on February eight The bushfire relief cricket healthy is one of three headline acts on the cricket’s day of giving
‘The Big Appeal’ with Tendulkar and Walsh becoming a member of former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne as leaders of the two sides.
“We are absolutely honoured to be welcoming Sachin and Courtney again to Australia, the place they both loved a lot of success as players, and we can’t wait to have them involved in what is going to be a one-of-a-kind day,” said Kevin Roberts, Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer.
“Both in the ICC Hall of Fame, Sachin is the greatest run-scorer of all time in international cricket, and we all have in mind what Courtney ought to do with the ball, taking greater than 500 Test wickets.
“We’re searching ahead to our human beings at CA and the complete Australian cricket family coming together for the Big Appeal.”
The charity healthy will be the curtain raiser to the Big Bash final on February 8, with the venue yet to be determined. Both matches, as well as Australia’s women’s T20 fit towards India at Junction Oval on the identical day.
Former Australian cricketers proven to play encompass Ponting, Warne, Justin Langer, Adam Gilchrist, Brett Lee, Shane Watson, Alex Blackwell and Michael Clarke. Steve Waugh and Mel Jones will be concerned in a non-playing capacity. The last gamers and further details about The Big Appeal will be introduced in the next two weeks.
All healthy earnings and dollars raised on the day will go to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.