Live from Lord's MCC v Rest of the World

Live from Lord's MCC v Rest of the World

Post by julian.go.. » Thu, 16 Jul 1998 04:00:00

The official MCC website  will  be  carrying
live  video and audio commentary from the Diana Memorial Match at
Lord's on Saturday 18 July - with the  game  featuring  cricket's
biggest stars from around the world.

Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram, Allan Donald,  Sanath  Jayasuriya,
Glenn McGrath, Mike Atherton, Chris Cairns, Andy Flower and Shiv-
narine Chanderpaul are just some of the Test players involved  in
what  promises  to  be  one  of the most spectacular matches ever

MCC v Rest of the World also promises one of the  biggest  feasts
for cricket fans on the Internet.

The Lord's website is producing exclusive  audio  commentary  for
the  Net fronted by Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew and Peter
Baxter, plus a frame-grabbed video feed of the worldwide  televi-
sion coverage.

Atherton and Tendulkar will captain the star-studded sides,  with
every Test-playing country represented on the day - which is also
the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great WG Grace.

The match will be played under ICC one-day  international  rules,
with  50  overs per side. Play will commence at 11am (BST) - with
the Lord's website broadcast due to go on air at 10.45am (BST).

The match is being played in aid of The Diana, Princess of  Wales
Memorial  Fund.  The  MCC hope to raise in excess of 1 million -
and visitors to the Lord's website will be able to  find  details
of how they can make donations to the fund.

For full details visit