Lashings All-Stars heading to Bexhill

Lashings All-Stars will be heading to Bexhill on Saturday September 10
Lashings All-Stars will be heading to Bexhill on Saturday September 10
  • Lashings All-Stars to visit Bexhill this summer
  • Bexhill CC will host Lashings on September 10
  • Lashings’ second time at The Polegrove and first against Bexhill
  • Gibbs, Best and Edwards returning to Lashings in 2016
  • Corporate and sponsorship opportunities available
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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.

For details of corporate packages and sponsorship, visit bexhillcricketclub.co.uk or email jhaffendenplastering@gmail.com

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