Shahid Afridi-led ICC World XI have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Windies in the Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge match at Lord’s Cricket Ground, the Home of Cricket. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টস জিতে বিশ্ব একাদশের ফিল্ডিংয়ের সিদ্ধান্ত]
The match is being played to raise funds for stadia affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean last year.
Players will from eight countries including Bangladesh are taking on the World T20 champions Windies. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is leading the World XI side. Shoaib Ali is the other Pakistani in the team. Tamim Iqbal is the only representative from Bangladesh.
Dinesh Karthik and Thisara Perera are representatives from India and Sri Lanka respectively. Sam Billings and Tymal Mills from England and New Zealand’s Luke Ronchi and Mitchell McClenaghan are playing.
Rashid Khan of Afghanistan gets a chance in the game while Nepali Sandeep Lamichhane makes his T20I debut, the first to make international debut for World XI.
Follow ball-by ball live score of the match here-
Windies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite (captain), Keemo Paul, Ashley Nurse, Samuel Badree, Kesrick Williams.
ICC World XI: Tamim Iqbal, Luke Ronchi (wk), Sam Billings, Dinesh Karthik, Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi (captain), Thisara Perera, Rashid Khan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tymal Mills.
Watch the match live between ICC World XI and Windies here-