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Cricket fans to play alongside Usain Bolt

Bangalore: Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt will play a four-over cricket match against a team led by Yuvraj Singh in his maiden visit to India on September 2 here.

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt 

The interesting aspect of the game will be that seven players have been picked from among cricket fans through a contest on social media to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience to rub shoulders with Bolt.

The Jamaican and Yuvraj will each lead a team in the seven-a-side face-off at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Two other Indian cricketers — pacer Zaheer Khan and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh — will also take part in the contest to be held between 4pm to 5pm.

Team Bolt will have his school days friend and personal assistant Nugent Walker Jr and Harbhajan.

Team Yuvraj will have Zaheer Khan while both teams will have a specialist wicketkeeper, a release said.

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