Cricket

Rest of the World bat v MCC

2014-07-05 12:10
Shane Warne (Gallo Images)

London - Rest of the World captain Shane Warne won the toss and elected to bat against the MCC in their Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday.

The one-day fixture saw two star-studded sides featuring many of the game's recently retired greats and current stars come together for a match celebrating the 200th anniversary of Marylebone Cricket Club's move to its current headquarters ground of Lord's in north-west London in 1814.

Leg-spin great Warne's Rest of the World team included his former Australia team-mate Adam Gilchrist, exiled England international Kevin Pietersen, Sri Lanka hero Muttiah Muralitharan and current Australia paceman Peter Siddle.

India's Sachin Tendulkar, cricket's all-time leading Test and one-day international run-scorer captained a MCC team featuring fellow batting greats Brian Lara and Rahul Dravid while contemporary cricket was represented by the likes of dynamic Australia batsman Aaron Finch and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal.

Teams

MCC:

Sachin Tendulkar (IND, captain), Aaron Finch (AUS), Brian Lara (WIS), Rahul Dravid (IND), Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WIS)), Chris Read (ENG, wkt), Daniel Vettori (NZL), Brett Lee (AUS), Umar Gul (PAK), Saeed Ajmal (PAK), Shaun Tait (AUS)

Rest of the World:

Adam Gilchrist (AUS, wkt), Virender Sehwag (IND), Tamim Iqbal (BAN), Kevin Pietersen (ENG), Yuvraj Singh (IND), Shahid Afridi (PAK), Paul Collingwood (ENG), Peter Siddle (AUS), Tino Best (WIS), Shane Warne (AUS, captain), Muttiah Muralitharan (SRI)

Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

TV umpire: Michael Gough (ENG)

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