Ice Cricket 2018: Royals XI beat Diamonds XI Series Win (2-0)
The first ever season of the St Moritz Ice Cricket T20, which will be played in Switzerland will see the likes of Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi and Graeme Smith feature in the competition. This competition will be played in February 8-9, 2018. It will be hosted at St. Moritz.
We have updated the Ice Cricket T20 schedule & squad lists for the 2 teams Sehwag Diamonds XI vs Afridi Royals XI below. Tickets for the tournament will be made available on the official site. The matches will be broadcast on Sony ESPN and Sony Six (HD) tv channels. You can also watch the live stream on Sony LIV. The match will start at 4 PM IST.
Other than the aforementioned three players, there will be other senior cricketers from around the world, who will be signed on for this two-day event. Some of the other big-ticket players involved in the competition will be Dwayne Bravo, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Kaif, Mahela Jayawardene, Shoaib Akhtar, Michael Hussey, Lasith Malinga, Daniel Vettori, Jacques Kallis, Monty Panesar, Nathan McCullum, Grant Elliot and Owais Shah.
Interestingly, the matches will be played in conditions which cricket might not be very used to, with temperatures expected to dip down to sub-zero levels at night. And since the pitch is expected to be a matting surface, the players will be expected to not wear spikes on their shoes. St Moritz Ice Cricket Sehwag Diamonds XI vs Afridi Royals XI team squads are placed below.
St Moritz Ice Cricket Squad 2018
Virender Sehwag’s Diamonds XI squad: Virender Sehwag (India), Ajit Agarkar (India), Andrew Symonds (Australia), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Michael Hussey (Australia), Mithun Manhas (India), Mohammad Kaif (India), Ramesh Powar (India), Rohan Jain (Switzerland), Tillakratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka),Zaheer Khan (India)
Shahid Afridi’s Royals XI squad: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), Abdul Razzak (Pakistan), Aidan Andrews (Switzerland), Daniel Vettori (New Zealand), Graeme Smith (South Africa), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Jacques Kallis (South Africa), Matt Prior (England), Monty Panesar (England), Nathan McCullum (New Zealand), Owais Shah (England)