Cricket pushes the boundaries at NYC baseball stadium


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