Kohli, Dhoni to play charity football match against Bollywood stars

Cricketers like Yuvraj Singh, R.Ashwin, Bollywood stars like Abishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor will also be playing.

Published: 01st June 2016 06:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2016 06:45 PM   |  A+A-


INDpract_L.jpgMUMBAI: Virat Kohli Foundation has joined hands with Abhishek Bachchan's 'Playing for Humanity' to hold a charity football match which will also feature limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni part from the Test captain and top Bollywood actor like Ranbir Kapoor.

The match termed as 'Celebrity Clássico 2016' will take place at the Mumbai Football Arena, Andheri Sports Complex, on Saturday, June 4 with an objective to generate funds for the foundations' charitable initiatives.

Virat will lead the All Heart Football Club (a property of The Virat Kohli Foundation) and Bachchan is set to lead All Stars Football Club (run by Playing for Humanity).

Apart from Kohli and Dhoni, some of the country's top cricketers like Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin will be playing in this match.

Apart from Bachchan Jr and Ranbir, the three other prominent Bollywood A Listers are Arjun Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor and celebrated director Shoojit Sircar.

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