Gilchrist to play against Australian team

Melbourne, Oct 6 (UNI) Former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist will lead an ACA All-Stars team against the formidable Australians in a Twenty20 match scheduled to be held at the Gabba on November 14.

''Adam Gilchrist, will play as part of the ACA All-Stars, a team selected by their peers at the end of last season,'' a Cricket Australia spokesman said today.

''They will be up against a full-strength Australian XI. The teams, including returning icon players, will be announced by both Cricket Australia and the ACA in the coming weeks,'' the source added.

The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) All-Stars team will consist of only former players, however the whole squad is yet to be announced it is expected that former pace sperahead Glenn McGrath and all-rouder Darrenn Lehmann will also figure in the team.


Story first published: Monday, October 6, 2008, 16:37 [IST]
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