New Delhi, June 2: After entertaining billions of cricket fans with their cricketing skills in the recently Indian Premier League (IPL), Indian cricket team stars are all set to lock horns with Bollywood celebrities and this time on a football field.
Yes, you read it right! Team India's star players Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh along with others are all set to play a charity football game on June 4 against Bollywood celebrities Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra and others.
As per reports, Team India's limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Test Skipper Virat Kohli along with Yuvraj Singh will represent All Hearts Football club. While actor Abhishek Bachchan will lead the All Stars Football Club.
Interestingly, Abhishek Bachchan and MS Dhoni are co-owners of ISL franchise Chennaiyin FC, Virat is the co-owner of FC Goa while Ranbir Kapoor is the co-owner of Mumbai City FC.
Virat Kohli, who was in supreme form in the IPL 9, has also posted a video on his Twitter handle in which the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper is talking about the 'Celebrity Clasico'.
All Stars FC suffered 4-3 defeat at the hands of All Hearts FC in the charity match held last year.
Here is a list of Bollywood celebrities and Team India cricketers expected to play in the much-hyped match.
All Stars Football club: Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Arjun Kapoor, Dino Morea, Kartik Aryan, Raj Kundra, Shabir Ahluwalia, Karan Wahi, Rohan Shrestha, Vivian Dsena, Nishant Mehra and a few others.
All Hearts Football club: MS Dhoni, Kohli and Yuvi, Ajinkya Rahane, Zaheer Khan, Varun Aaron, Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya among others are set to take part in the charity match.
Timing: Match Starts At 9 PM.
Channel: Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1 & Hotstar.
Venue: Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai.
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