Boston CC set for Lashings star turn

Tom Baxter.
Tom Baxter.

Boston Cricket Club are preparing to pit their wits against some of the game’s best-loved players.

The Lashings All-Stars will visit the Mayflower next Friday, to go head to head with Tom Baxter’s XI.

Guest commentator Henry Blofeld will offer his assessment of the contest, which features the likes of Monty Panesar, Andrew Gale, Gordon Greenidge and John Embury.

The identity of a special guest star is being kept under wraps, but Kirk Edwards, Wasim Jaffer, Sherwin Campbell, Alfonso Thomas, Martin Bicknell and Charl Willoughby are expected to turn out for captain Chris Schofield.

Baxter’s Mayflower men will include Jonny Cheer, Ryan Croom, Dave Newman, Liam Sparke, Riley Orr, Scott Elleray, Saihan Azim, Tim Bell, Kieran Evans, Tom Poole and Ben Troops.

Tickets are available on the day, but corporate package information is available on 07984 908234.

Gates open from 10am on July 29, with play beginning at 3pm.