Wasim Akram has become the latest legendary cricketer to confirm participation in the Bushfire Cricket Bash. Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh will also be taking part in the match. The duo will be joined with a host of other cricketers and sportspeople for the match scheduled for February 8th before the Big Bash Final.
WBBCL stars Phoebe Litchfield, Elyse Villani and Grace Harris, and four-time Australian Rules premiership star Luke Hodge and New South Wales State of Origin coach Brad Fittler will also showcase their skills.
From the great Australian team of the 2000s, Mike Hussey, Brad Haddin, Andrew Symonds and Matthew Hayden will be seen in action. Shane Warne and Ricky Ponting will be captaining the two sides with Courtney Walsh and Sachin Tendulkar nominated as coaches.
Steve Waugh, Mel Jones and former rugby league star Andrew Johns, will be part of as non-playing members.
Current playing squad for the Bushfire Cricket Bash: Shane Warne (capt), Ricky Ponting (capt), Adam Gilchrist, Alex Blackwell, Andrew Symonds, Brad Fittler, Brad Haddin, Brett Lee, Elyse Villani, Grace Harris, Justin Langer, Luke Hodge, Matthew Hayden, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, Phoebe Litchfield, Shane Watson, Wasim Akram, Yuvraj Singh.