Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, IPL 2018. World XI, West Indies, IPL 2018, MI, KKR
Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya are currently playing Vivo IPL currently © AFP

Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik  will be a part of the ICC World XI team for the T20 charity match at the Lord’s on May 31, confirmed BCCI’s acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury. ”Hardik and Dinesh will be part of the World XI team for the charity match,” Chaudhury told reporters on the sidelines of the ICC meeting.

Pandya are Karthik are currently playing the Vivo IPL 2018 for Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) respectively. Pandya has hit 48 runs and picked 7 wickets in 5 matches playing for MI. Whereas, Karthik is doing a good job with captaincy and is the top scorer in his side with 194 runs.

Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Shoiab Malik, Shahid Afridi, Thisara Perera and Tamim Iqbal have also confirmed their participation in the tournament. The match is being organised to raise funds for stadium in the Caribbean, which were damaged due to hurricanes last year.

The venues that will benefit include the Ronald Webster Park in Anguilla, the Sir Viv Richards Stadium in Antigua, the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica, the AO Shirley Recreation Ground in the British Virgin Islands and the Carib Lumber Ball Park in St. Maarten.