LAHORE - Dubai is set to welcome celebrity guests to a cricket extravaganza in which a 'Battle of the Legends' match will be played on February 11. Pakistani Sultans will take on India Maharajahs the Twenty20 cricket. As this format of the game is only a few years old, recently retired players never had the opportunity to test their skills in it.
The match, named Battle of the Legends, will bring together some of the game's most popular names for a one-off exhibition match in the heart of Dubai and will be broadcast in the Asian continents. An illustrious Indian XI cricket team of India's former greats Vinod Kambli, Nayan Mongia, Robin Singh, Nikhil Chopra and British Indian player, Vikram Solanki will face an array of Pakistani superstars such as Wasim Akram, Shoaib Malik, Azhar Mahmood, Mohammad Yousuf, Saqlain Mushtaq and Imran Nazir in a one off T20 contest.
Pakistan versus India conjures up colorful images of historic cricketing rivalry on dust-bowl pitches being watched by fiercely passionate spectators. Gurukul Sport's Battle of the Legends is a project with an aim to promote cricket with a purpose of raising awareness for peace. Preeti Chauhan, Owner of Gurukul Sports said: "Our project is a fusion of national passion, international cricket, Bollywood splendour, contemporary Asian cuisine and international philanthropy."
"By way of its close links with sport, television, and some of the world's finest and most successful sports celebrities, Gurukul Sports will secure the hearts and minds of thousands of fans."