WINDIES VS REST OF THE WORLD
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The fit is about to be performed on Would possibly 31, 2018 © Getty
The Windies are set to stand a Remainder of the Global XI aspect in a one-off T20 recreation to boost price range for the Caribbean cricket grounds (James Ronald Webster Park in Anguilla and Dominica’s Windsor Park Stadium) that have been broken via the new hurricanes – Irma and Maria. The fit between the reigning global champions and Global XI is about to happen on Would possibly 31 at Lord’s.
The Global Cricket Council has granted the fit world standing. with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) president Giles Clarke, an ICC board member, co-ordinating the sport. The fit shall be broadcast reside and the proceeds from the sport shall be used as for the recovery of the grounds.
Dave Cameron, the president of Cricket West Indies, mentioned in a remark issued at the side of Marylebone Cricket Membership (MCC) on Tuesday: “Hurricanes Irma and Maria have devastated portions of the Japanese Caribbean and we’ve been taking into account how CWI can easiest display strengthen for our area in probably the most impactful approach.
“I would love individually to thank MCC for agreeing to host the fit at Lord’s, and ECB, particularly their president Giles Clarke, for his or her sort and beneficiant strengthen of this initiative. I’m positive the fit shall be extremely entertaining and aggressive, in addition to a perfect platform for us to boost much-needed price range.”.
Man Lavender, leader government & secretary of MCC, mentioned, “MCC is extremely joyful so that you could host this very particular fit. The ultimate time fit between West Indies and Remainder of the Global used to be held at Lord’s used to be in 1966.
“MCC has loved a heat courting with the folks of the Caribbean for over a century, and is proud so that you could play an element in offering reduction for the spaces that have been devastated via ultimate 12 months’s hurricanes. I’m having a look ahead to seeing a capability crowd to assist lift price range to revive essential cricket amenities.”
Colin Graves, ECB leader, added: “To have two class 5 hurricanes within the house of 2 weeks used to be exceptional and everybody around the globe used to be surprised via the destruction which used to be brought about.
“The ECB and CWI have all the time loved an implausible courting and we’re prepared to strengthen them and the folks of the Caribbean on this fundraising initiative.”