Akram and Yuvraj Joins in the Upcoming Bushfire Relief Match

Akram and Yuvraj Joins in the Upcoming Bushfire Relief Match

Akram and Yuvraj Joins in the Upcoming Bushfire Relief Match

Yuvraj and Akram will participate in the upcoming bushfire relief match on February 8 together with other popular cricketers. 

Wasim Akram, a former Pakistan skipper and Yuvraj Singh, a former Indian cricketer will join in the upcoming Bushfire relief on February 8. The Bushfire relief match is arranged to raise funds for the affected residents of Australia because of the recent forest fire. 

 Akram was the first bowler to reach the 500-wicket mark during the ODI World Cup in 2003, while Singh is also an outstanding cricketer who was awarded as the Man of the Tournament during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. 

Yuvraj and Akram will play with Andrew Symonds, Michael Hussey, and Brad Haddin who they first played against in their previous match series. Aside from the known cricketers, former rugby star Freddy Fittler and Luke Hodge an Australian football player will also participate in the relief match. 

The charity match is said to be the curtain-raiser for the Big Bash finals on February 8 where Sachin Tendulkar, a legendary Indian cricketer and Windies’ fast-bowler Courtney Walsh will coach Ricky Ponting XI and Shane Warne XI. In addition to that, the women's T20I match series of Australia against India will take place at the Junction Oval on the same day.

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