Azhar to lead World XI in Twenty20 event in Miami

Published: Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 3:35 [IST]
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Karachi: Indian, Pakistani and Caribbean veteran cricketers will take part in the MAQ Twenty20 tournament scheduled to be held in Miami from May 21-23.

Former Indian skipper Azharuddin will lead the World XI side while Javed Miandad will lead his country, and former West Indies captain Richie Richardson named captain of Windies.

The first batch of Pakistani veterans will be leaving for Miami this evening, and the second batch tomorrow.

Shoaib Mohammad, manager-cum-coach of Pakistan"s All-Star team, said on Monday that due to delay in receipt of visa of some players, the second batch"s departure was delayed till tomorrow.

Besides Pakistan All-Stars, West Indies, and World XI, Canada will be also taking part in the three-day competition.

Pak All-stars squad: Javed Miandad (captain), Imran Farhat, Imran Nazir, Hasan Raza, Faisal Iqbal, Mansoor Akhtar, Rashid Latif (wk), Mohammad Sami, Arshad Khan, Moin Khan and Saad Sarkhail.


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