Cape Town - Ex-Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs and West Indies
legend Brian Lara will play for the Legends XI in a T20 match against Big Bash
champions Perth Scorchers next month.
Gibbs and Lara will join Australian greats Adam Gilchrist,
Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Glenn McGrath, Justin Langer and Andrew Symonds
- as well as England great Andrew Flintoff - in the Legends XI to play the
Scorchers during the WA Festival of Cricket at Aquinas College in Perth on
Lara starred in last year’s Festival of Cricket T20, scoring
an unbeaten 51 in front of a bumper crowd at Aquinas College, in a match the
Perth Scorchers ultimately won by 50 runs.
Australian Legends XI: Adam Gilchrist (captain), Ricky
Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Andrew Symonds, Michael Kasprowicz,
Andy Bichel, Andrew Flintoff, Herschelle Gibbs, Glenn McGrath, Brian Lara.