- Windies are set to take on ICC World XI team in a T20 match at Lords on May 31st
- ICC World XI vs Windies has been organised to build two stadiums in the Caribbean that were damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year
- Eoin Morgan will be leading the ICC World XI team and is delighted at being given this opportunity.
Windies are all set to take on ICC World XI team in a T20 match at Lords on May 31st. The match that has been officially announced by ICC, will help raise funds to build two stadiums in the Caribbean that were damaged following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. The ICC has given its full support to the match granting it international status and the international board has asked Giles Clarke, who is the current ECB president to help in the coordination of the match.
The cricket grounds in Dominica (Windsor Park Stadium) and Anguilla (James Ronald Webster Park were completely damaged following a horrible passage of hurricanes. It is essential for the development of the game in those countries, the grounds are rebuilt up to international standards.
Eoin Morgan delighted to captain ICC World XI team in a noble cause, says cricket family comes together
The current T20 World Champions Windies will in all likelihood encounter a very strong ICC World XI team that will be captained by Eoin Morgan. ICC World XI vs Windies will be hugely entertaining encounter given the T20 talent that is in action in world cricket. The squad will be announced in the coming few weeks but stars from around the world are expected to take part in it. Speaking about being given the opportunity to captain an ICC World XI team, Eoin Morgan said, as reported by ICC,
“I am delighted to captain the ICC World XI at Lord’s in May against the West Indies.”
Eoin Morgan was pleased to see such support for a good cause not only for cricket but on a humanitarian level. He said,
“The cricket family always comes together to support worthwhile causes and this one-off T20I, featuring some of the best players in the world will be a great spectacle at the home of cricket.”
“I am sure the sporting public will come out in force and help raise money and awareness towards restoring parts of the Caribbean hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year, which ripped through many communities in this beautiful part of the world.”
ICC World XI vs Windies will be an entertaining affair something that the crowd definitely flock to the stadium to watch. The fact that it will be ICC World XI vs Windies conducted in the most iconic cricket stadium makes it even more special.
Eoin Morgan will not be taking part in the upcoming Indian Premier League after the English international went unsold in the massive auction conducted at the end of January this year.
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