Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar wants to be part of Sachin Tendulkar’s team in the upcoming Cricket All Stars T20 series. The T20 series, which features former cricketers like, Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Brian Lara and Wasim Akram, will take place in the United States to popularise the game in the region. Also Read- Sachin Tendulkar vs Shane Warne teams: Full list of 30 players to participate in All Stars T20 series
Akhtar, who was commentating during the India-South Africa limited overs series, wants to play with Sachin and not against him. The Rawalpindi Express in a Star Sports video said, ”Please Sachin I am done battling you. I wanna be in your team. I know every Indian wants me to see against you, but let me be in your team.”
The former Pakistani speedster will also be playing in the Cricket All Stars T20 series alongside former teammates Akram, Saqlain Mushtaq and Moin Khan. Also Read- Brian Lara, Wasim Akram & other former players gear up for Cricket All Stars T20
The T20 series kick-offs with the first T20 at Citi Field in New York on November 7. The second T20 will be played at Minute Maid Park in Houston on November 11 while third and final T20 will be hosted by Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on November 14. Also Read- Rivalry between Sachin Tendulkar & Shane Warne is not over yet, here is a proof!
Cricket All Stars is co-promoted by Tendulkar and Warne. 30 retired cricketers, including the aforementioned ones, from the major Test playing nations, will be seen in action during the three T20s.
Here is the video of Shoaib wishing to be part of Sachin’s Blasters