Steve Waugh to play in charity match
Steve Waugh will lead the Australian team in the charity event © Getty Images
Sydney: Feb 21, 2014
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh will lead a team consisting of former cricketers and footballers in a Twenty20 (T20) clash at St. Clair against an all-star cast captained by former Australian footballer, Mark Ricciuto.
The proceeds of the annual event, named Waugh in the West III, will go to the Steve Waugh Foundation to fight rare diseases. According to News.com.au, the likes of former Australian footballers Darren and Andrew Jarman, Andrew McLeod and former goalkeeper Wayne Phillips will cause mayhem at the match.
Stating that the event is the only time of the year where he picks up a bat, Waugh quipped that they have a lot of Australian Football League (AFL) players who all rate themselves as cricketers, adding that it is a great event with plenty of activities for kids.