Manchester LMS head to Lord's
Manchester Last Man Stands players perform their way to play with Darren Gough and Ian Harvey at Lord’s.
Two Manchester Last Man Stands players, Imran Mirza, Team Manchester and Bilal Hussain, Mancunian Tigers, have played their way with outstanding performances to win a competition to play at Lord’s. The players will be part of two teams captained by former England and Australia Internationals, Darren Gough and Ian Harvey on Friday 24th May. The players beat off opposition from all around the country with outstanding stats for games played during the first 2 weeks of May. The game will feature on Cricket AM.
There’s more information about the event at: http://www.lastmanstands.com/lords24may
"This is a fantastic showcase for Last Man Stands in Lancashire. Team Manchester we’re the English National Champions in 2011, which earned them the opportunity to fly over to South Africa to play in the World Championships. Last Man Stands is going from strength to strength with Manchester now being a strong 8 league competition. We also have leagues in The Wirral, Liverpool and we are currently setting up a new league in Bolton. Last Man Stands is at the forefront of our wider recreational cricket offer helping us to retain players in the game, offering a different and exciting format of cricket to the traditional club setting and to attract new players to our sport. This is yet another opportunity to promote Last Man Stands and is a fantastic achievement from both Imran and Bilal, some top tips from Darren Gough and Ian Harvey could mean another World Championship visit for Team Manchester this year.’’ said Jasmine Titmuss, LCB Adult Participation Officer.
Further information on Last Man Stands can be found at www.lastmanstands.com.
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