Smith and Afridi joined former stars for ice cricket

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi during ICC T20 World cup match against Bangladesh at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Wednesday. Express Photo by Partha Paul. 16.03.2016.

Vastavam web: Graeme Smith and Shahid Afridi have joined a host of former stars for the inaugural St.Moritz Ice Cricket in Switzerland from February 8-9.While Afridi is playing regularly post his international retirement, the two-day T20 event in St. Moritz will be Smith’s first since featuring in the Masters Champions League in February 2016.”I don’t know what to expect but I am really excited to play in a beautiful part of the world. I hope the event is a huge success,” said former South Africa captain Smith.

On playing against his contemporaries, Smith added: “There are lot of brilliant cricketers involved. I have played against all these guys in international cricket. It will be nice to spend some quality time with them and put up a good show with the cricket.” Organisers VJ Sports have claimed that the event has the approval of International Cricket Council (ICC).