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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 17:02 GMT
Flintoff bowled over by charity
Andrew Flintoff in Mumbai
Flintoff is painted in true Indian festival style
England captain Andrew Flintoff warmed up for the final Test in Mumbai in a practice session with a difference.

Flintoff was the star attraction when several members of the England squad visited the Sport Relief children's charity project in the city.

He was joined by former England spinner Phil Tufnell, who is in India leading a celebrity Sport Relief team.

"When you see kids like this, you want to pick them up and take them with you, but it's impossible," said Flintoff.

"The next best thing is to support things like this, that take them off the streets and give them the chance every kid deserves."

Having despatched some shots deep into the streets, the all-rounder then missed one from an excitable youngster and was bowled.

The Mumbai project is designed to give an education to homeless children and, in addition, Flintoff's visit coincided with an Indian festival where people are painted with coloured powder.

Andrew Flintoff in Mumbai
Flintoff under more pressure from attacking Indian fields

Tufnell is leading an eclectic team featuring former England wicket-keeper Jack Russell and former England fast bowler Gladstone Small, coached by legendary West Indian batsman Alvin Kalicharan.

A host of celebrities including Chris Evans and Nick Hancock, presenters Dermot O'Leary and Patrick Kielty and pop stars Harry Judd and Jay Sean are also in the squad.

They will combine matches with visits to the International Children's Trust and Methodist Relief and Development Fund.

Flintoff added: "It's great to see Tuffers again. If he's captaining the team talks will definitely be worth a watch!"




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