Monday, May 31, 2010

IIFA Awards 2010 cricket match will see Hrithik Roshan and Sunil Shetty as captains

In the upcoming International Film Academy (IIFA) Aswards 2010, that will be held in Colombo from June 3, 2010, to June 5, 2010, Bollywood celebrities and Sri Lankan cricket team will have a friendly cricket match.

The money collected from the match will be used to rehabilitate fromer LTTE children soldiers.

Hrithik Roshan and Sunil Shetty will lead the two celebrity teams while Kumara Sangakkara will lead the Sri Lankan cricket team.

About the friendly cricket match, at a press meet Hrithik Roshan said, “ I am actually very delighted and very, very proud to be part of team IIFA. Colombo here we come,….It is indeed a great honour to play with the Sri Lankan cricketing greats and my friends in the fraternity. I support the initiative of 'Cricket for Children' and IIFA Hands for Humanity and hope to put in my best efforts as a captain of a team towards the noble cause.”

Sunil Shetty who would lead the other team said, “I am very, very excited about the matches because I am very passionate about the sport.”

Bollywood celebrities who would play in the team are- Salman Khan and Dino Morea and ex-cricketers Vinod Kambli and Kiran More.

On the contrary, the Sri Lanka team will have Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahila Jayawardene.

Now the question is, “Why two Bollywood cricket teams?” According to Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International, the company that is organizing the final gala said that many Bollywood celebrities showed interest to participate in the match. Hence, the organizers created two teams.

1 comment:

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