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Tendulkar pips Chanderpaul

 

Sachin Tendulkar struck 125 runs off 114 balls against a high-quality bowling attack Saturday to guide a Rest of the World team to a six-wicket triumph over the MCC in an all-star game.

In match at Lord's to commemorate the 150-year anniversary of the birth of cricket great W.G. Grace and also raise money for the Princess Diana memoral fund, the Indian batting star hit 15 fours and four sixes as his team easily passed the MCC's total of 261 for four with 6 1/2 overs to spare.

After the MCC's Javagal Srinath and Allan Donald had removed Sanath Jayasuriya and Saeed Anwar to restrict Tendulkar's team to 54 for two, the little Indian star teamed up with Sri Lanka's Aravinda de Silva in a third wicket stand of match his team's way. 177 to turn the

Tendulkar hit Pakistani slow left-armer Aamir Sohail for three sixes before he was bowled by Indian test colleague Anil Kumble with his team on 231. De Silva hit 82 before Australian paceman Glenn McGrath caught him off his own bowling.

 

Scoreboard

MCC : Batting

Michael Atherton c sub (Hamish Marshall) b Chris Cairns 28
Aamir Sohail c Andy Flower b Wasim Akram 12
Shivnarine Chanderpaul   127*
Mohammed Azharuddin b Ian Bishop 61
Saurav Ganguly c Ian Bishop b Tom Moody 14
Brian McMillan   7*

Extras (5-lb, 5-w, 2-nb) 12

Total four wickets (50 overs) 261

Fall of wickets: 1-29, 2-57, 3-204, 4-226.

Did not bat: Ian Healy, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Allan Donald, Glenn McGrath.

Rest of the World : Bowling

Bowler O M R W
Wasim Akram 10 0 46 1
Ian Bishop 10 0 63 1
Chris Cairns 10 1 34 1
Mushtaq Ahmed 10 0 53 0
Tom Moody 10 1 60 1

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Rest of the World : Batting

Sanath Jayasuriya lbw Javagal Srinath 8
Sachin Tendulkar b Anil Kumble 125
Saeed Anwar c Glenn McGrath b Allan Donald 14
Aravinda de Silva c & b Glenn McGrath 82
Graeme Hick   21*
Tom Moody   2*

Extras (3-lb, 3-w, 4-nb) 10

Total (for four wickets, 43.3 overs) 262

Fall of wickets : 1-10, 2-54, 3-231, 4-240,

Did not bat : Andrew Flower, Wasim Akram, Chris Cairns, Ian Bishop, Mushtaq Ahmed.

MCC : Bowling

Bowler O M R W
Glenn McGrath 10 0 50 1
Javagal Srinath 9 0 39 1
Allan Donald 7 0 29 1
Brian McMillan 4 0 27 0
Anil Kumble 9.3 0 57 1
Aamir Sohail 2 0 37 0
Saurav Ganguly 2 0 20 0

 

Toss : MCC
Result : Rest of the World XI won by six wickets
Man of the Match : Sachin Tendulkar, India
Umpires : David Shepherd (England) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (India).
TV Umpire : Steve Dunne, New Zealand