Superstar opener Chris Gayle, the world's finest Twenty20 batsman, will suit up for the 6 p.m. (Noon Jamaica time) contest and is expected to be a massive pull as organisers seek to raise funds for five stadia in the Caribbean damaged last September by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. It is pleasantly surprising that some of the biggest names of the game would be featuring.
Moreover, certain things that do not take place in these leagues happen in World XI matches.More news: Newcastle University scientists use 3D printer to create artificial corneas
Samel Badree and Andre Russel bagged two wickets each, while Brathwaite took one.
Afridi also received a guard of honour from players during the match. Rashid finished the match with two for 48, most expensive among the World XI bowlers.
In vision that many cricket fans found hard to believe, Hussain can be seen just metres behind the slips commentating and occasionally interview players during the Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge match. In 1986, a campaign titled the "Race against Time" took place to help with starvation relief in Africa.More news: Canadian dollar slides as economy slows, USA moves on tariffs
Which TV channels will broadcast World XI vs West Indies, one-off T20?
Former England captain Nasser Hussain has divided the cricket world by crossing the boundary line to report on a live global cricket match.
While some reports are saying the match will be telecast on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD, there is no official confirmation.More news: Roman Abramovich becomes richest Israeli after making Aliyah
You can stream the match on the go with the Sony Liv app. His second ball drew Andre Fletcher down the track then spun past his edge for a simple stumping, whereupon Afridi embarked on that familiar star-shaped celebration, just as he had done on this very ground in 2009, after hitting the winning runs in the World T20 final.