Cricket superstars MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh will be pitted against the stars of Bollywood in a charity football match on Saturday, termed as the 'Celebrity Clasico 2016'. The stars from the film fraternity include Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor.
While India Test cricket skipper and T20 cricket hotshot Kohli will be leading the 'All Heart Football Club', Bachchan will lead the 'All Stars Football Club'.
The match, whose main objective is to generate funds for charitable initiatives, will be played at the Mumbai Football Arena in the Andheri Sports Complex. The cricketer's 'Virat Kohli Foundation' has joined hands with Bachchan's 'Playing for Humanity' foundation to organise the match.
Here is the full squad of the teams:
All Heart FC - Virat Kohli (C), MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Shreyas Iyer, Mayank Dagar, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron, KL Rahul.
All Stars FC - Abhishek Bachchan (C), Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Dino Morea, Sachiin Joshi, Kartik Aryan, Raj Kundra, Shabir Ahluwalia, Caesar Gonsalves, Rohan Shreshta, Shoojit Sircar, Vivian D'Sena, Nishant Mehra, Antonio Pecora, Karan Mehra, Armaan Jain, Vikram Thapa, Jignesh Antala.
Where to watch live
The one-of-a-kind charity football game will be broadcast only in India. The match kicks off at 9 p.m. IST. Star Sports and Star Sports HD 1 remain the TV destinations. Online destinations include Starsports.com and Hotstar.