Sangakkara XI wins the IIFA Foundation Celebrity Cricket Match
The IIFA Celebrity Cricket Match was played in Colombo on 4th June between the three teams, Sangakkara XI, Hrithik XI and Suniel XI (IIFA team captains, Kumar Sangakkara, Hrithik Roshan and Suniel Shetty) at the SSC grounds in Colombo.
Sangakara XI defeated the two cricket teams consisting of Indian celebrities to emerge the winner of the Oscar IIFA Challenge Foundation Charity match held here, as part of the ongoing Videocon International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend.
Sangakara’s XI consisting of players including, Muthiah Murlidharan, Sanath Jayasuriya, Aravinda de Silva, and Upul Chandana among others. On defeating Suniel XI first with a score of over 141 runs, Sangakkara XI came out victorious. Suniel‘s team, apart from himself, included Sonu Sood, Apoorva Lakhia, Sharman Joshi, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Harman Baweja, among others.
The captain of the third IIFA team, Hrithik Roshan with a team including stars like Jackie Bhagnani, Arjan Bajwa, Dino Morea and Vatsal Seth among others also lost to Sangakara’s XI, naming them the winners of the Oscar IIFA Challenge Foundation cup.