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Yuvraj, Wasim to join Australia bushfire relief match

 Sports Desk

 Published: 11:06 PM, 26 January 2020  

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Wasim Akram, great fast bowler of Pakistan and Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh Sunday became the first players outside Australia to confirm their availability for the charity cricket match organized to raise funds for the bushfire victims.

The match named Bushfire Cricket Bash will be held on 8 February. There will be two other events; they are the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Tri-Series T20I clash between India and Australia and the final of the Big Bash League.

This one came after the announcement of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies bowling great Courtney Walsh as coaches for the star-studded Ricky Ponting XI and Shane Warne XI.

Squad for the Bushfire Cricket Bash: Shane Warne (c), Ricky Ponting (c), Adam Gilchrist, Alex Blackwell, Andrew Symonds, Brad Fittler, Brad Haddin, Brett Lee, Elyse Villani, Grace Harris, Justin Langer, Luke Hodge, Matthew Hayden, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, Phoebe Litchfield, Shane Watson, Wasim Akram, Yuvraj Singh.