England cricket legends in town

28 Dec 1986:  John Emburey and Mike Gatting of England celebrate victory after the Fourth Ashes Test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. England won the match by an innings and 14 runs. \ Mandatory Credit: Adrian  Murrell/Allsport
28 Dec 1986: John Emburey and Mike Gatting of England celebrate victory after the Fourth Ashes Test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. England won the match by an innings and 14 runs. \ Mandatory Credit: Adrian Murrell/Allsport

Former England cricket stars will be on show at the John Fretwell Sports Complex on 16th August for a one-off Legends Twenty20 match against an invitational XI, made up of the cream of local players.

The day, sponsored by Greene King, ACE ABC taxis, Mansfield Radio and the Mint Indian restaurant, will showcase junior cricket as well as the game featuring the likes of Dominic Cork, Neil Fairbrother, Shaun Udal, Andrew Caddick, Alex Tudor, Chris Schofield, Devon Malcolm, Dean Headley, Mal Loye, Phil Defraitas, John Embury and Paul Nixon.

Corporate packages start from £45 per head, including a four-course lunch, entertainment, and grandstand seats.

For corporate packages or general tickets call 01623 847468,Martyn Dobson (07717805606) or visit John Fretwell Centre. Advance tickets are £5 (adult) and £3 juniors (U11s free).

After the cricket, the event will be rounded off by live music from Doctor Comfort and the Lurid Revelations, a band featuring Notts and England star Graeme Swann as lead singer along with ex-Notts star Andy Afford, James Hemmings (son of former England Test star Eddie Hemmings) and Eddie Burke (Nottinghamshire CCC Elite coach).