Sachin Tendulkar will lead the MCCI XI and Shane Warne will lead Rest of the World XI © Getty Images
Jun 22, 2014
A star-studded playing XI of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and Rest of the World XI will clash on July 5, 2014 at the Home of Cricket — Lord’s to commemorate the Bicentenary Celebration of Lord’s. The MCC team will be lead by Sachin Tendulkar while the Rest of the World XI will be lead by his old rival and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne. The Lord’s completes 200 years on June 22, 1814 when it hosted the first known match between MCC and Hertfordshire.
The MCC team led by Tendulkar comprises of his fellow Indian teammate Rahul Dravid, two legends of West Indies, Brian Lara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Brett Lee and Daniel Vettori. On the other hand, the Warne-led Rest of the World XI features Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan, Adam Gilchrist, Kevin Pietersen and others.
The match will be telecast on Sky Sports for the UK audience while in India it will be telecast by Star Sports. The official website of Lord’s will host the radio commentary accessible all over the world.
Watch out for more updates about CricketCountry’s live blog and scores of the MCC vs World XI to be held on July 5.
Squads (Playing XI):
Marylebone Cricket Club: Sachin Tendulkar (c), Rahul Dravid, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Aaron Finch, Brian Lara, Chris Read (wk), Brett Lee, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Shaun Tait, Daniel Vettori.
Rest of the World XI: Shane Warne (c), Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Paul Collingwood, Tino Best, Yuvraj Singh, Muttiah Muralitharan, Peter Siddle, Adam Gilchrist (wk), Kevin Pietersen, Tamim Iqbal.