Some big names from the world of cricket will be heading to Bexhill this summer.
Bexhill Cricket Club will host the Lashings All-Stars at The Polegrove on Saturday September 10.
“It’s all confirmed,” said Bexhill first team captain Johnathan Haffenden. “It’s always nice to have a game after the season and to have something like this will be a massive thing. It will be a lot of hard work, but it will be a good day for the club.”
A host of international stars have played for Lashings over the years in matches against school and club teams to promote the sport.
Maidstone-based Lashings bill themselves as ‘the world’s greatest cricket club’, and the likes of ex-South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs, and West Indies duo Tino Best and Kirk Edwards have already agreed to return in 2016.
Lashings visited The Polegrove back in 2007 to face a 1066 Sporting Club Select XI containing players from across the area. This time, however, the opposition will come solely from Bexhill CC.
It’s always nice to have a game after the season and to have something like this will be a massive thing.Johnathan Haffenden
Detailed arrangements will be announced in due course, although Bexhill intend to make it a real family occasion. The club hopes to put on a children’s tournament before the main game and get Lashings players to join in with some children’s coaching.
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