While the fans would have loved to see Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh play in the match, both of them have decided to coach the teams.
India and Australia are set to lock horns in a three-match ODI series starting Wednesday.
Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.
Recently, during a Twitter Q&A session, Ricky Ponting was asked by a fan about which player he would like to bring out of retirement for one final Ashes series.
The charity games will get kicked off from 8th of February.
All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.
Shane Warne's Baggy Green cap managed to raise a whopping sum of over $1 million for bushfire relief.
Two individuals from Sydney, listed on the website as "MC" from Sydney and "WC" of Gordon which is a suburb in the city went all out to buy the cap.
The final selling price of the cap can still rise further as the auction will end early morning on Friday.
The foundation would be helping in relief work, providing supplies for the needy.