Windies star to play in fundraiser match for hurricane victims

ANI | Updated: Oct 04, 2017 09:18 IST

Barbados [West Indies], Oct. 4 (ANI): A charity match themed 'Rebuilding the Caribbean one over at a time' between a Caribbean Select XI and a Trinidad side will be held in Port of Spain on October 14 to raise funds for the victims of recent hurricanes in the Caribbean.

Star all-rounder Kieron Pollard will lead the Trinidad side whereas Darren Sammy will lead the Caribbean Select XI.

Alongside the proceeds from ticket sales - a tickets cost $100 - containers will be placed around the ground to collect canned items and clothing, reports ESPNcricinfo.

Two Category 5 major hurricanes, Irma and Maria, ravaged the Caribbean islands among other hurricanes during the months from August to September.

There has been huge level of devastation in regions like Dominica, Barbuda and St Martin, where communication with some communities is still difficult. (ANI)

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