Ganguly to lead MCC against Pak
Former Indian Captain, Sourav Ganguly will lead the Marylebone Cricket Club team against the Pakistan team in a Twenty twenty game in Lord’s Stadium on 27th June.
The Pakistanis will be led by Captain Shahid Afridi which is their first game there after the ICC World T20 2009.
Sourav Ganguly’s led MCC side will have Big names like Brian Lara who will play for MCC for the first time along with Lankan Old Fox Chaminda Vaas and Australian Ian Harvey.
“We are delighted to welcome to Lord’s a Pakistani side who have a proven track record in Twenty20 cricket. Shahid Afridi’s men will face an exciting MCC team comprising world-class performers and up-and-coming talent”, said the MCC head.
“Brian Lara is one of the finest batsmen to have ever played the game, and Sourav Ganguly is a world-leading Twenty20 cricketer. The match will provide spectators with a fantastic opportunity to see wonderful cricket and great cricketers.”
This game will form a sponsorship agreement between the MCC and the Pakistan Cricket Board. Pakistan will play Australia in the MCC Spirit of Cricket Test and Twenty20 Series in England throughout July.