West Indies thrash ICC World XI by 72 runs
June 1 (CRICKETNMORE) - West Indies defeated ICC World XI by 72 runs in the Hurricane Relief T20 fund-raiser at Lord’s on Friday. The charity match was to raise funds to rebuild stadia in Anguilla and Dominica ravaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.
Put into bat first by World XI captain Shahid Afridi, West Indies post 199/4 in 20 overs. The highlights of the West Indies innings was 58 from 26 balls by opener Lewis. Marlon Samuels (43) and Denesh Ramdin (44*) also contributed in the end.
Chasing a stiff target of 200, Afridi-led World XI was dismissed for 127 runs in 16.4 overs. Tymal Mills did not come out to bat due to injury.
West Indies - 199/4 in 20 overs (Lewis 58, Ramdin 44*, Samuels 43; Rashid 2/48)
ICC World XI - 127 allout in 16.4 overs (T Perera 61; Williams 3/42, Badree 2/4, Russell 2/25)