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Jul 5, 2014
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) take on the Rest of the World XI on Saturday at Lord’s Cricket Ground in the bicentenary match. Catch the live blog of the match here.
Leading the MCC is the Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and the RoW will be led by Australian spin legend Shane Warne. In what promises to be a match between two legends of the game, both the teams are filled with star cricketers from all over the world.
Rest of the World captain Shane Warne won the toss and elected to bat against MCC in the Lord’s bicentenary match on Saturday.
You can watch the official live streaming of the ODI match at Starsports.com.
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.
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