Sachin retires after making 147 for Lashings

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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London:Sachin Tendulkar hit his second successive century for Lashings World XI in the drawn match against Reigate Priory Cricket Club, Surrey, here.

The Indian batting maestro, who is making a comeback in competitive cricket after shoulder surgery, retired after making 147 following up his unbeaten 155 against Cambridge University on Wednesday last.

Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Lashings World XI declared their innings at 292 for four in 41.3 overs, with former West Indies captain Richie Richardson also chipping in with 95 runs.

In reply, Reigate Priory made 197 for seven in 51 overs with Jon Gale top-scoring with unbeaten 64 and Aleks Richards contributing 31 runs.

Vasbert Drakes took two wickets for 12 for Lashings while Aaron Pope was the most successful bowler for Reigate snaring three opposition wickets for 61.

Brief score: Lashings World XI: 292/4 declared (41.3 overs) (Sachin Tendulkar 147 retd; Richie Richardson 95; Aaron Pope 3/61) Reigate Priory: 197/7 (51 overs) (Jon Gale 64 not out; Aleks Richards 31; Vasbert Drakes 2/12)

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