Indians to get 1st taste of Twenty20 in tsunami tie

Published: Monday, June 20, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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London:Some of the world's best players including Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag of India will get their first taste of Twenty20 cricket when they play a match between an Asian XI and International XI at Brit Oval to raise money for tsunami victims today.

Besides the two leading Indian cricketers, most of the players in the Asian XI including Mohammed Kaif, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and Irfan Pathan would be playing in their first Twenty20 match ever.

Dravid would lead the Asian XI that also includes Sanath Jayasuriya and Muttiah Muralitharan as Brian Lara would be in charge of the other team that has the likes of Stephen Fleming, Graeme Smith and Shane Warne.


Asia XI: Rahul Dravid (captain), Virender Sehwag, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mahela Jayawardene, Mohammad Kaif, Anil Kumble, Muttiah Muralitharan, Irfan Pathan, Kumar Sangakkara (wicketkeeper), Harbhajan Singh, Chaminda Vaas.

International XI: Brian Lara (captain), Graeme Smith, Stephen Fleming, Chris Cairns, Andy Flower (wicketkeeper), Adam Hollioake, Makhaya Ntini, Shaun Pollock, Heath Streak, Dominic Thornely, Shane Warne.

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