Salman Khan, Shoaib Akhtar to play charity T20 match in Dubai
Dubai: More than 40 celebrities from India and Pakistan, including actor Salman Khan and fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, are set to play a friendly Twenty20 match here later this month.
The match to be played at Dubai Sports City`s cricket stadium on May 27 will help raise awareness about `Being Human`, a charity organisation run in India by Salman`s family.
Besides the Khan troika of Salman, Arbaaz and Sohail, the Indian team will include Sharman Joshi and Sonu Sood.
Pakistani actor Javed Sheikh will lead the team from the neighbouring country, comprising Akhtar, fashion designer Hassan Shehryar and singer Fakhre Alam.
The match will be followed by a gala dinner next day, actors Sohail Khan and Sheikh said at a press conference yesterday.