Web-Desk (February 08, 2018): Now its the time to promote cricket in football dominated countries, World’s hard-hitting players to entertain swiss football fans with bat and ball on Thursday and Friday (February 8-9) in St Moritz, Switzerland.
India and Pakistan are unable to play cricket with each other in a bilateral series due to governmental issues except ICC’s major tournaments, but the star players from both sides in the snowy climes of the Swiss Alps, will be up against each other in a unique two-day event where two matches will be played not on the ground but on ice.India’s game-changing former opener Virender Sehwag to lead Diamonds and Pakistan’s Boom Boom Shahid Afridi will be leading Royals in a unique cricket match which will be played on ice.
World’s Fastest bowler Shoaib Akhtar has shared his adventures in the snow on his tweeter account.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) February 7, 2018
Both the team comprising world’s star players including one swiss youngster on each side as Virender Sehwag’s Diamonds XI squad: 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).Shahid Afridi’s Royals XI squad: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), Abdul Razzak (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).
The two stalwarts have been named skippers for the tournament billed as “best battle of cricket on top of the world”.