Cricket stars playing in charity match

BRIXWORTH CC are staging a game against the Lashings International XI on Friday (July 20).

This will be the club’s third successive match against the Lashings side - the score is currently 1-1. Friday’s match will be the decider.

The game will feature a Brixworth Select XI and a Lashings side comprising former test players, including Devon Malcolm, Gordon Greenidge and Saqlain Mushtag.

Raising money for charity, the showdown will take place at Brixworth Cricket Club, Dallas Burston cricket grounds, Haywards Barn Northampton Road, Brixworth.

Tickets will be available on the day - £10 per car or £5 per person. Accompanied children free.

The match is due to start at 2.30pm.

Club treasurer Mike Parsons said they had good support from local people for the charity match.