CRICKET: International clash at Bourne’s Abbey Lawn

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BOURNE Cricket Club plays host to an over-60s one-day international between England and Australia this Friday.

The touring team from down under will take on old enemies England in a 50 over per side match, starting at 12.30pm. Entrance to the Abbey Lawn match is free, with spectators very welcome. The club bar will be open all day.

The match will be umpired by Steve Massingham and Ian Hoffler, both from Lincoln.

Australia also play an O/60 Lincolnshire side, including Billingborough’s John Mountain, at Lincoln Lindum tomorrow (11.30am).

England team: Bob Newman (Essex), Martin Pearse (Norfolk), Bob Phillips, (Kent), Alan Hitchmough (Cheshire), Mike Byford (Essex), David Ward (Northants), Phil Taylor (Yorkshire), Chris Lees (Cheshire), Stuart Lott (Devon), Colin Taylor (Derbyshire), Richard Owen (Derbyshire).

• Australia team still TBC.