Cricket Aussies have raised $ 7.7 million to assist the victims, with the assistance of a cricketing bushfire T10 bash, that includes Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara. This cash shall be used to rehabilitate these affected by the hearth in Australia's forests.
Adam Gilchrist XI defeated Ricky Pontig XI by one run on this charity match held at Melbourne Junction Oval on Sunday. Players like Ponting, Tendulkar, Gilchrist and Lara, in addition to Wasim Akram, Yuvraj Singh, Courtney Walsh, additionally participated within the match. <! –
Also, the jerseys and signed bats worn by these gamers within the match have additionally been positioned for on-line public sale to achieve the $ 10 million mark.
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– cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) February 9, 2020
Ponting XI, who got here out to bat first, scored 104 runs shedding 5 wickets in 10 overs. Team captain Ricky Ponting scored 26 runs off 14 balls. Former veteran Brian Lara scored 30 runs off 11 balls. For Gilchrist XI, Courtney Walsh, Yuvraj Singh and Andrew Symonds took one wicket every.
Yashasvi Jaiswal's recreation modified with the recommendation of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid
Shane Watson performed a blistering 30 off 9 balls for Gilchrist XI to chase down the goal of 105 runs. Apart from him, Symonds additionally scored 29 runs on 13 balls. Despite this, the Gilchrist workforce misplaced the match by one run. Ponting XI's victory shall be attributed to quick bowler Brett Lee, who took two wickets for 11 runs in 2 overs.