Shane Warne announced today that the All-stars cricket series that enthralled fans in late 2015 on a US soil will be back for a second edition this year. The squads that will comprise Sachin Blasters and Warne Warriors will include Brendon McCullum, Kevin Pietersen, and Michael Clarke.
Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne wrote today
The new (rather newer old) faces include Brendon McCullum aka Bazz, eternal wanderer Kevin Pietersen, ex-Protea skipper Graeme Smith as well as recently retired Mitchell Johnson and Michael Clarke. Mitchell Johnson and Graeme Smith have waged a virtual war on Twitter in recent times, and they could well take it to the next level now.
Interestingly, no Indian player has been listed by Warne. It will, however, be preposterous for the league to go ahead without more Indian faces other than Sachin given the enormous fan base that cricket enjoys among non-resident Indians.
In 2015, when the All-stars played a three-leg series across the US with matches in Los Angeles, Houston and New York, the matches received a lot of
Wow! New additions to the All-stars cricket series! :smile: pic.twitter.com/4a7uPQX162— srijith (@srijithcfc) November 18, 2016