Lord's Taverners XI v Centrepoint XI
On a glorious July day at the beautiful Wormsley, a host of celebrities from the worlds of screen, stage and cricket turned out to support both the Lord’s Taverners and Centrepoint for its inaugural Charity Cricket Match.
John Emburey won the toss for Centrepoint and elected to bat but could have soon regretted it with Phil Spencer taking two early wickets including that of Jamie Dalyrymple. The middle order rallied with a quickfire 61 from David Wigley, 35 from Philip Defreitas and an imperious 7* from our sponsor Mark Petterson, with Centrepoint ending on 177 for 8 after their allotted 30 overs.
The Lord’s Taverners innings started inauspiciously with Mike Bushell being caught off Ed Giddins for 0 off his second ball but continued cautiously with Dave Lee, Gus Mackay, Duncan Bell and Brendan Cole all making contributions. With overs running out the Taverners skipper Martyn Ball was joined by Andy Caddick who must have had his weetabix for breakfast as he smote 41* off 15 balls to take the glory and the win off the last ball of the match.
Many thanks to all the sponsors, supporters, players and officials for making it such a great day and we look forward to doing battle in 2015.
Original event details:
The Petterson Trophy
Wormsley, Stokenchurch, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 3YE
Ticket price: £150 Lord’s Taverners Members
£175 Non Members
To book please call 0207 025 0024 or email: email@example.com
Lord’s Taverners and Centrepoint are teaming up to play for the ‘Petterson Trophy’, a monumental cricket match on Wednesday 2 July at Wormsley Cricket Ground.
This inaugrual event will offer guests the chance to experience a competitive game of cricket played on the most beautiful ground in England. You will be able visit to The Wormsley Library which houses one of the finest private collections of literature in the country and stroll around the two acre Walled Garden taking in a glimpse of this quintessentially “secret garden”. This is a truly unique experience not open to the public.
Tickets include a Champagne reception, followed by an exceptional three course buffet lunch from Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts with half a bottle of Sumaridge Estate Wine per person.
Gates open at 11.00am, play commences at 11.30am.
Former England opening bowlers - Andy Caddick and Devon Malcolm
'Strictly Come Dancing' extraordinaire - Brendan Cole
Former England Test player - Ed Giddins
'Downton Abbey' actor - Allen Leech
England Crickets youngest ever Test player - Holly Colvin
ODI all-rounder - Jamie Dalrymple
'Location Location Location' Presenter - Phil Spencer
'BBC Breakfast' Sport Presenter – Mike Bushell
British Film actor - Colin Salmon
Rugby Union player – Duncan Bell
Extreme charity fundraiser – Lloyd Scott MBE
And many more.
All funds raised will provide critical support for disadvantaged, disabled and homeless young people with a 50% split between the two charities.
Sponsorship packages are available offering an array of benefits. For further information regarding sponsorship contact Perry Norton on 020 7821 2826 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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