Tickets on sale for Age UK cricket match
Published on 09 June 2014 03:30 PM
Former England cricket batsman, Derek Randall, will lead an Age UK cricket team of staff and volunteers against the Professional Cricket Association (PCA) Masters
Tickets are now on sale for the charity match and gala dinner at Grappenhall Cricket Club in Warrington at 2pm on Sunday, 24 August 2014.
The charity sporting afternoon will see the Age UK team take on the PCA Masters including past England cricketers Mark Ramprakash, Steve Harmison, Neil Fairbrother, Alex Tudor and Dean Headley.
England's cricket legends
Hugh Forde, Managing Director of Retail, Trading and Training at Age UK said: ‘We're really excited about testing out our batting skills against England's cricket legends.
‘It's destined to be a fun sporting afternoon followed by a spectacular evening, with all the money raised supporting Age UK in helping older people through its services across the country and right here in Warrington.'
Former England Cricketer, Mark Ramprakash said: ‘Myself and the rest of the PCA Masters look forward to heading to Grappenhall CC to take on the Age UK team later this summer.
‘I will be captaining the PCA Masters and will hopefully be leading my team to an entertaining victory! It would be great to see the ground full for what is sure to be another fantastic occasion, and we are very proud to be part of such a great fundraising event.'
A gala dinner will follow the match, from 7pm at the Grappenhall Cricket Club.
You will be able to join a host of cricket legends for a celebratory dinner and take part in a silent auction for unique sporting memorabilia, including a signed bat from the current England Cricket Team.
The evening includes a line-up of great entertainment, with a talk from the PCA Masters team, and a live auction as well as a disco to end the evening.
Tickets for the star-studded afternoon charity match can be purchased for £10 (£5 concessions).
How to get tickets
Tickets for the evening event are available at £100 for an individual, £1,000 for a 10-seat table or £1,500 for a nine-seat table with a PCA cricketer.
You can buy tickets for the afternoon match and/or the evening function by calling Age UK on 01925 859 525 or in person from Age UK Warrington donation station or at Grappenhall Cricket Club.
The money raised from the charity cricket match will help Age UK to provide vital services for older people.