MS Dhoni's hometown to host cricket match between Indian film stars

Riteish Deshmukh will lead Veer Maratha XI © Getty Images

Ranchi: Jan 24, 2013

Two celebrity teams headed by Bhojpuri filmstar Manoj Tiwari and Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh would cross swords in a limited overs cricket match on February 24 at Ranchi.

While Tiwari will lead Bhojpuri Dabang-XI, Deshmukh will captain Veer Maratha-XI, the spokesman of Bhojpuri Dabang team, Shashi Kant Singh, said in a press release.

The teams would comprise members of the Bhojpuri and Marathi film industries.

Sweta Tiwari, Pakhi Hedge and other celebrities were expected to be present to cheer up the teams.