Pakistan Legend Shahid Afridi Decides to Call it a Day at Lord's

Andy Flower

Superstar opener Chris Gayle, the world's finest Twenty20 batsman, will suit up for the 6 p.m. (Noon Jamaica time) contest and is expected to be a massive pull as organisers seek to raise funds for five stadia in the Caribbean damaged last September by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The World XI toiled in reply and were 8-4 after just 3.3 overs, Lewis taking a great catch at cover to send Tamim Iqbal back off Russell's bowling, before Badree accounted for Luke Ronchi and Dinesh Karthik - the leg-spinner's double-wicket maiden the centrepiece of an implausibly miserly spell.

The match was staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria previous year. Carlos Braithwaite will be leading West Indies, while Shahid Afridi will walk out to the toss for the World XI. This will be a one-off T20 between the two teams. The match took place at the Home of Cricket, Lord's. Part of the campaign was a cricket match that was played at Edgbaston and featured the likes of Imran Khan and Ian Botham in the World XI.

In vision that many cricket fans found hard to believe, Hussain can be seen just metres behind the slips commentating and occasionally interview players during the Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge match.

"Obviously it has been listed as a charity game and the reason we're playing the game is for charity but personally there's a lot of pride involved and as a West Indies player and a West Indies captain and also a fan of West Indies cricket, every time you take the field I want to win and I want to give a hundred per cent".

While some reports are saying the match will be telecast on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD, there is no official confirmation.

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Only Thisara Perera played a formidable inning for the World XI with 61 runs off 37 balls, with seven boundaries and three sixes, on the strike rate of 164.86.

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