Cricketer Virat Kohli Charity foundation All heart football club organised a celebrity football match between the Indian crickets and actors in the capital's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on March 30.
Virat Kohli and Ranbir Kapoor in an intense moment. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)
The cricketers emerged victorious by a scoreline of 4-3 on Saturday night but they were given a run for their money by the All Star team led by Abhishek Bachchan.
Team's captain Abhishek Bachchan tweeted: A tough loss 4:3. But the spirit was amazing. Congratulations to the All Hearts Foundation team for a great match.
Yuvraj Singh and Abhishek Bachchan in action during the celebrity football match. (PTI)
"And a very special shout out to the entire All Stars Team. They played with great heart and passion. WELL DONE BOYS, proud of all of you. It was an honour to play against the Indian cricket team. Thank you for helping out with #MagicBus look forward to a re-match," Abhishek, who travelled to Delhi sans wife Aishwarya and daughter Aaradhya, tweeted.
Virat Kohli and others watch as Abhishek Bachchan kicks the fotball. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)
The cricketers started off in an aggressive fashion with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni making a pin-point cross in the box from the right wing which was duly put at the back of the net by Tanmoy Mishra giving the 'All Heart' team the lead in the second minute of the game.
The funds raised from the match went to the Magic Bus Organisation, which works for charity for underprivileged children. Virat Kohli launched the team for his foundation 'All Heart Football Club' against the All Stars Football Club. (PTI)
Ranbir Kapoor dribbles past Ashok Dhinda. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)
With 'RK' emblazoned on his back, Ranbir got the loudest cheer from the crowd every time he had the ball.
Ranbir Kapoor and Manoj Tiwari vie for the ball.(PTI)
Ranbir, who outpaced the cricketers, made numerous attempts at scoring a goal. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)
Earlier in the day, Abhishek Bachchan along with his fellow team mates left for New Delhi to play the Charity Football match at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)