Rain did not dampen the spirit of Hundreds of fans and cricket lovers to support the biggest cricket game ever in Japan hosted by the Yokohama Country and Athletic Club. (YC&AC). Japan Local talent and Best Cricket players of their time combined together to form The Mike Gatting XI & Kapil Dev XI.
Mike Gatting XI won the toss and got off to a flyer and put on a competitive 288 off their 40 overs. After a dodgy start, thanks to 104 the Kapil Dev XI reeled in the challenging total with Tim O’Gorman from Derbyshire, England leading the way with a cool 104. During the lunch for players and VIPs sponsored by CareerCross, the spectators were treated to a performance of the Y.I.S. band – followed by photo ops with Miss Universe Japan, Kurara Chibana!