It came as a treat for the spectators when veteran cricketers decided to have a bit of fun at St. Moritz. As part of the first Ice Cricket Challenge, several seasoned cricket stars such as as Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar and Jacques Kallis graced the opening match of the 2-match fixture, being played in Switzerland.
Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis who is currently playing for the Libra Legends in the ongoing Masters Champions League believes they need to devise their strategies perfectly in order to go a distance in the tournament.
Powered by a rapid fifty from Kumar Sangakkara and important knocks from Jacques Kallis and Ricky Ponting, Warne’s Warriors piled on 262 runs and went on to defeat Sachin’s Blasters by 57 runs in Houston to seal the Cricket All-Stars series victory.
Jacques Kallis struck an unbeaten half-century to put Kolkata Knight Riders into the Champions League T20 final, finishing the game with a six as they beat Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets in the first semi-final.
Jacques Kallis with the bat and Sunil Narine with the ball were the star performers as the Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Mumbai Indians by 41 runs in the opening match of the Indian Premier League 2014.