Black Opal partnership begins with 86/87 Ashes legends live chat

Black Opal Travel Group and the Lord’s Taverners have announced a multi-year partnership with the leading exclusive travel experts – and to formally launch the agreement England and Australian cricket legends took part in a live chat on Friday 15 May looking back at memories from the 1986/87 Ashes Tour.

Hosted by David Gower, he was joined for the ‘At Home Social’ by Mike Gatting, Gladstone Small, Chris Broad and Merv Hughes for the entertaining look back at the successful tour for England with stories from on and off the field.

Although this live event has now taken place, you can watch a recording of the entertaining chat in full by clicking here.

Black Opal is a luxury travel group specialising in sports travel and hosted sports tours. Their hand-picked team of travel experts have decades of experience when it comes to providing travel services at the highest level and the Lord’s Taverners are delighted they have agreed to support the charity. Black Opal can provide customers with a complete experience at any event worldwide. From tickets to transfers, flights to suites; they’ll take care of your every need. They are also a one-stop service for all luxury holiday needs.

As part of the partnership, Black Opal Travel will be sponsoring the Taverners Celebrity Cricket XI at fixtures throughout the season and recently supported the charity by organising the successful fundraising and awareness tour to Cape Town that left a lasting legacy to enhance the lives of the disadvantaged and disabled young people who are supported by sister charity Lord’s Taverners South Africa.

For more information about Black Opal Travel and to learn more about their exclusive travel experiences, visit

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