London – Evin Lewis’s quickfire fifty and economical bowling
from spinner Samuel Badree noticed the West Indies to an emphatic 72-run victory
over the International XI within the Typhoon Aid Twenty20 Problem at Lord’s on
Lewis struck 58 off 26 balls, together with 5 sixes and as
many fours in a West Indies’ overall of 199 for 4 with Marlon Samuels
contributing 43 and Denesh Ramdin 44 now not out.
Badree then took two wickets in his first two overs for the
reigning International Twenty20 champions sooner than completing with figures of 2 for 4
because the West Indies proved too robust for a International XI.
Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera made a tremendous part century, his 61
coming off 37 balls however the International XI by no means had any likelihood of successful this fit
after slumping to 8 for 4.
However he was once the one International XI participant to attain greater than 12.
And, with Tymal Generators not able to bat, the International XI have been all
out 9 wickets down when Mitchell McClenaghan was once disregarded with the group on
a complete of 127.
Kesrick Williams took 3 for 42 and Andre Russell two for
24 in a charity fit to lift price range to rebuild cricket grounds in Anguilla and
Dominica broken by means of hurricanes Irma and Maria that swept throughout the Caribbean
in September 2017.
International XI skipper captain Shahid Afridi donated $20 000 to
Typhoon aid from his basis, whilst all of the gamers donated their fit
charges to the charity.
Afridi, who retired from mainstream world cricket
two years in the past, won a guard of honour at Lord’s.
“That is one thing I’m going to by no means disregard,” mentioned the
big-hitting former Pakistan all-rounder.
“For that to occur on the house of cricket, it is
“The purpose was once the whole thing this night, and to had been
ready to assist, it is incredible.
“Because of everybody who got here out and supported
this,” he added.
West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite mentioned: “For the ones
suffering from the hurricanes, there were folks left homeless, and feature had
their lives devastated.
“So it will be significant for the ones people who can to be ready
to make use of our profile for the higher just right,” he added.
“Confidently there will probably be a mental spice up for the
communities, in addition to clearly the cash going into rebuilding, and
infrastructure and all the ones sorts of issues.”