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PHOTOS: Cricket's Oscars selfie moment; KP does Viru's tie!

Last updated on: July 04, 2014 16:26 IST

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The Marylebone Cricket Club vs Rest of the World will see cricketing legends – former and present – take the field at Lord's cricket ground in London on Saturday.

And a selfie -- featuring players from both teams -- went viral on the internet on Friday.

"Let's c if this breaks an oscar record!" India batsman Yuvraj Singh wrote on Twitter.

‘Take that, #OscarSelfie! #teamSachin & #teamShane ahead of #MCCvROW’, said onother tweet.

Another tweet by one Abhirup Anand ‏@ANAND_1199  stated: ‘Too many legends together!! 96485 ODI runs and 2088 ODI wickets in a single frame’.

The 50-over match will be played on Saturday to mark 200 years of the Lord’s cricket stadium, also known as the home of cricket.

Teams:

MCC: Sachin Tendulkar (captain), Aaron Finch, Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Chris Read (WK), Daniel Vettori, Brett Lee, Saeed Ajmal, Shaun Tait, Umar Gul. 

ROW: Shane Warne (captain),Virender Sehwag, Tamim Iqbal, Adam Gilchrist (WK), Kevin Pietersen, Yuvraj Singh, Paul Collingwood, Shahid Afridi, Peter Siddle, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tino Best.


Image: The 'selfie' featuring Shane Warne, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid among other top cricketers that went viral on Friday
Photographs: Shane Warne on Instagram
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KP turns driver for Viru and Yuvi

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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen seems to be a busy man! KP not only was driving India's Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh around London but also helped the former with his tie.

"Not only was I @virendersehwag and @YUVSTRONG12's driver last night, but I also had to do Viru's tie..." KP wrote on Twitter.


Image: Kevin Pietersen helps Virender Sehwag with his tie
Photographs: Kevin Pietersen on Twitter

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Celebrating 200 years of Lord's

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Spin legend Shane Warne had a practice session with batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara ahead of their match to commemorate the Bicentenary Celebration of the Lord's Cricket Ground.

"Another session & another spanking from these two legends... Hahaha Sachin & Brian to good !!!" Warne wrote on Instagram.

Lord's completes its 200 year anniversary on June 22, having hosted the first known cricket match back in 1814 between MCC and Hertfordshire.


Image: (Left to right): Shane Warne, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara
Photographs: Shane Warne on Instagram
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Tendulkar jokes with Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi. The two players will be playing against each other in the MCC vs Rest of World match.

The Warne-led Rest of the World XI features Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Muttiah Muralitharan, Adam Gilchrist, Kevin Pietersen and Afridi among others.



Image: Sachin Tendulkar (left) with Shahid Afridi
Photographs: Lord's Ground on Twitter

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Tendulkar also had a field day as he along with his MCC team mates autographed a few souvenirs.

"It's been a busy day for @sachin_rt but he's still smiling #mccvrow," wrote Lord's Ground's official Twitter account.

The MCC team includes Tendulkar's former Indian teammate Rahul Dravid, West Indies batting legend Lara, Australian pace bowler Brett Lee, as well as Pakistani seam bowler Umar Gul as well as master off-spinner Saeed Ajmal.


Image: Sachin Tendulkar autographs a few cricket bats
Photographs: Lord's Ground on Twitter

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Australia batsman Aaron Finch, who is playing for the Tendulkar-led MCC XI, managed to get a picture with the Indian legend along with Lara.

"Managed to work up the courage and ask these 2 legends for a photo last night! Amazing night at lords!!," he wrote on Instagram.


Image: (Left to right): Brian Lara, Aaron Finch and Sachin Tendulkar
Photographs: Lord's Ground on Twitter

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The MCC team will be captained by the recently retired Indian legend Tendulkar, while the Rest of the World XI will led by his old rival and former Australia spinner Warne.


Image: Sachin Tendulkar (left) with Shane Warne
Photographs: Lord's Ground on Twitter

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