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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

Tsunami Aid World XI vs Asian XI Cricket Match at Lords

World Vision Tsunami Relief Fund Raiser - Match 2

Toss: International XI won the toss and decided to field
Result: MCC 327-7 beat International XI 215 by 112 runs
Man of the Match: A Kumble
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Match Report

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MCC spinners wrap up big victory

The MCC beat an International XI by the comfortable margin of 112 runs at Lord's in the tsunami fund-raiser.
The "hosts" battted first, hitting a brilliant 327-7 on a true batting wicket with plenty of pace. And the star-studded Internationals lost their way once Graeme Smith and Brian Lara had been parted after an exhilarating partnership of 78.
For the Internationals, nine wickets were shared by spinners Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble and Chris Gayle. Earlier, Kallis had been one of the MCC's leading lights with the bat. He and Stephen Fleming hit identical scores of 62 as opposing skipper Lara used 10 bowlers, including himself. Andy Flower (55) and Kumar Sangakkara (46) hit the accelerator late on before both were dimissed by Shane Warne, whose eight overs cost 64.
The contest featured some of the best cricketers on the planet, though there were no England players available and just one Australian in Warne. In Picture: Ganguly manages just 14 runs before being bowled out by Chaminda Vaas.


MCC beat International XI by 112 runs
International XI won the toss and decided to field
327 for 7 (50.0 overs)
215 all out (35.0 overs)

MCC Innings
C H Gayle lbw b W P U J C Vaas
17 0 0
S P Fleming c M Ntini b C L Cairns
59 9 1
S C Ganguly
b W P U J C Vaas
22 2 0
J H Kallis c B C Lara b M Ntini
73 6 0
V V S Laxman c R Dravid b C L Cairns
47 5 0
A Flower c M Ntini b S K Warne
40 6 0
K C Sangakkara c B C Lara b S K Warne
36 5 0
S M Pollock not out
7 1 0
Harbhajan Singh not out
1 0 0
2nb 19w 4b 2lb 27
for 7 327

W P U J C Vaas 7.0 2 19 2
Mohammad Sami 7.0 1 43 0
M Ntini 6.0 0 41 1
C L Cairns 7.0 0 50 2
S K Warne 8.0 0 64 2
S T Jayasuriya 4.0 0 18 0
S Chanderpaul 2.0 0 15 0
G C Smith 2.0 0 13 0
V Sehwag 5.0 0 39 0
B C Lara 2.0 0 19 0
Fall of wicket
14 C H Gayle
52 S C Ganguly
115 S P Fleming
187 J H Kallis
220 V V S Laxman
304 A Flower
317 K C Sangakkara

International XI Innings
S T Jayasuriya c Harbhajan Singh b A Kumble
30 4 0
V Sehwag lbw b S M Pollock
11 1 0
G C Smith st K C Sangakkara b A Kumble
61 9 0
B C Lara c Shoaib Akhtar b A Kumble
27 5 1
R Dravid c sub b Harbhajan Singh
29 1 0
S Chanderpaul
b Harbhajan Singh
4 0 0
C L Cairns st K C Sangakkara b Harbhajan Singh
9 0 0
S K Warne c sub b C H Gayle
24 1 1
W P U J C Vaas not out
10 2 0
Mohammad Sami st K C Sangakkara b C H Gayle
10 0 0
M Ntini
b C H Gayle
1 0 0
6nb 7w 1b 9lb 23
all out 215

S M Pollock 5.0 0 33 1
Shoaib Akhtar 5.0 0 31 0
A Kumble 8.0 0 49 3
J H Kallis 3.0 0 33 0
Harbhajan Singh 9.0 2 32 3
C H Gayle 5.0 0 27 3
Fall of wicket
10 V Sehwag
66 S T Jayasuriya
141 B C Lara
168 G C Smith
171 S Chanderpaul
175 C L Cairns
188 R Dravid
201 S K Warne
215 Mohammad Sami
215 M Ntini

Umpires: D B Hair, J W Holder

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Hoaxers ruin tsunami auction bid Discuss More

A fund-raising event involving India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and Australia's Shane Warne during the tsunami appeal match between the MCC and an International XI at the Lord's has been cancelled because of internet hoaxers, organisers said here today.
In the event, scheduled to be held during the innings break, the highest bidder in an on-line auction was due to receive 15 minutes of one-to-one coaching from Tendulkar before taking guard in the middle at the historical Lord's stadium to face world's leading Test wicket-taker Warne. However, the highest bids came from people who had no intention of paying.
The auction, which was arranged in conjunction with internet site e-bay, had to be called off as the highest bids come from hoaxers, Marylebone Cricket Club said in a statement.

Ganguly to play in tsunami relief tie; Sachin absent Discuss More

Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly has given his assent to play in the Tuesday's tsunami relief match between MCC XI and International XI at the Lords.
While he along with VVS Laxman and Anil Kumble will represent the MCC XI, two other Indian cricketers Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid will figure in the International XI. MCC XI: Stephen Fleming (Captain), Chris Gayle, Sourav Ganguly, V V S Laxman, Jacques Kallis, Andy Flower, Kumar Sangakkara, Shaun Pollock, Anil Kumble, Muttiah Muralitharan, Shoaib Akhtar. International XI squad: Virender Sehwag, Sanath Jayasuriya, Graeme Smith, Brian Lara (Captain), Rahul Dravid , Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Chris Cairns, Shane Warne, Chaminda Vaas, Mohammad Sami, Makhaya Ntini

Sachin and Lara to skipper tsunami match Discuss More

Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are to captain the two teams in the tsunami appeal match being held at Lord's on 14 June. India star Tendulkar leads the MCC side and recently-deposed West Indies captain Lara the International XI.
Two current Test captains, in New Zealand's Stephen Fleming and Graeme Smith of South Africa have already agreed to appear in the 50-over fixture. Lara and Tendulkar will also feature in another match at The Oval six days later, to raise funds for disaster relief including the tsunami appeal.
At least 173,000 people were killed and another 50,000 are missing.

Calcutta tsunami match cancelled Discuss More

The second tsunami appeal cricket match, scheduled to be held in Calcutta in April, has been cancelled due to the expected hot weather in the city. It was put off for two months due to the unavailability of top players. Now Asian Cricket Council president Jagmohan Dalmiya says he will leave it to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to decide the fate of the match.
"We cannot hold the game in April because it will be very hot in Calcutta," said Dalmiya.
The next such match will probably be the 20 June fixture at the Brit Oval in London.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.