Usain Bolt to Take on Yuvraj Singh in Cricket Match

The fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, will challenge India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh, in a four-over-a-side cricket match to be played in Bangalore on Sunday.

Updated: August 30, 2014 23:15 IST
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Usain Bolt will take on Yuvraj Singh in a promotional cricket match in Bangalore on Sunday.


Bangalore: The fastest runner on the planet Usain Bolt and India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh will battle it out in a seven-a-side exhibition cricket match here Tuesday as part of Puma's promotional activity.

The contest will be four-over-a-side to be played at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium between 4 and 5 pm.

Seven lucky winners from across India have been selected via digital contests on Facebook and Twitter hosted by PUMA Cricket.

Team Bolt will also consist of his best friend Nugent Walker Jr. and spinner Harbhajan Singh. Team Yuvi will have his longtime friend and renowned fast bowler Zaheer Khan. Both teams will have a specialist wicket keeper.

Hosted by former India cricketer Ajay Jadeja, the game will consist of four overs. In a unique format, Bolt and Yuvaraj will be present on the pitch to bat throughout their respective over. Four runs will be deducted every time a player gets out.

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