Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Sachin's century @ Lords

This was at Lords, 1998: Two strong teams were assembled for this match, played on the 150* anniversary of W G Graces birth in aid of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, which was benefited by some 5,20,000. MCC XI made 261 for four off 50 overs with Shivnarine Chanderpaul making unbeaten 127. In reply, the Rest of the World XI were superbly guided by captain Sachin Tendulkar who made 125 and Aravinda De Silva wit 82, to win by six wickets with 39 balls to spare.

MCC XIMichael Atherton, Aamir Sohail, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Mohammed Azharuddin, Saurav Ganguly, Brian McMillan, Ian Healy, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Allan Donald, Glenn McGrath.

Rest of the World Aamir Sohail, Sanath Jayasuriya, Sachin Tendulkar , Saeed Anwar, Aravinda de Silva, Graeme Hick, Tom Moody, Andrew Flower, Wasim Akram, Chris Cairns, Ian Bishop, Mushtaq Ahmed.

MCC XI 261 for 4 off 50 overs (Shivnarine Chanderpaul no 127) Lost to
Rest of the World XI 262 for 4 wickets in 43.3 overs (Sachin Tendulkar 125, Aravinda De Silva 82)

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