Cricket pushes the boundaries at NYC baseball stadium

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Retired cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar of India and Shane Warne of Australia acknowledging 36,000 fans at New York's Citi Field baseball stadium on Saturday. The two men captained star-studded teams in a Twenty20 game to introduce the sport to Americans. Warne's Warriors (141-4 in 17.2 overs) beat Sachin's Blasters (140-8 in 20 overs) by six wickets, with Warne claiming Tendulkar's wicket and finishing as Man of the Match.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 09, 2015, with the headline 'Cricket pushes the boundaries at NYC baseball stadium'. Print Edition | Subscribe