PICTURE GALLERY: All Stars team has a wicket time in Boston

An all-star team of international cricket legends visited Boston on Friday to face the town cricket club.

Ahead of the match, the Lashings All Stars took to the field at The Mayflower cricket ground on Rosebery Avenue for some pre-match entertainment.

Lashings v Boston Cricket Club pre-event activities. Photos: David Dales.

Lashings v Boston Cricket Club pre-event activities. Photos: David Dales.

The team of world famous players included Monty Panesar, John Emburey, Gordon Greenidge, Kirk Edwards, Wasim Jaffer, Yasir Arafat, Chris Lewis, Devon Malcolm, Sherwin Campbell, Andrew Gale, Chris Schofield (c) and Martin Bicknell.

They gave youngsters a few tips and tricks of the trade in a junior coaching session... and they were also shown a few tricks of their own.

The match was commentated by Henry Blofield, sports journalist and broadcaster, a fsamiliar voice on Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

The event also included bars, a barbecue, children’s bouncy castle, bungee rides and a raffle.

Photos by David Dales.

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