Sunday, March 12, 2006

All out for charity- BBC Sport 1

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With England are taking on India in the Test series, a celebrity team has set off for the sub-continent to take on the stars of Bollywood.

The Sport Releief Red Socks including former England spin bowler Phil Tufnell, McFly's Harry Judd and radio Dj Chris Evans.

They will also be witnessing at first hand how money raised through Sport Relief is being spent in India.

The trip is being filmed by the BBC and will be shown at the end of May.

Other cricket-mad celebrities in the Red Socks team include hip hop artist Jay Sean and television presenters Dermot O'Leary and Patrick Kielty.

And former England wicket-keeper Jack Russell and Rosalie Birch of the England women's team are also on the week-long trip, which will see them visit Chennai (Madras), Mumbai (Bombay) and Cuddalore.

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Sport Relief raised £16.5m 2004. This year's event will take place on 15 July.

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