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Pro For a Day Attracts World-wide Interest
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Durham County Cricket Club's 'Pro For a Day' competition has captured the publics' interest with applications from around the world flooding in.

The majority of entrants are from the North East, but people from as far afield as Windsor, Essex, Norfolk and Grimsby have entered. Internationally, applications have come from Pakistan, Dubai, Denmark, India, Oman and Australia.

The competition is offering one lucky person (aged 18-50) the chance to play for Durham against Lashings World XI when they visit the Riverside on Wednesday 7 August 2002. They will walk onto the pitch with the Durham team in front of a 5,000 strong crowd and play against cricketing legends such as Brian Lara and Sir Viv Richards.

The closing date for entries is 26 July and you can apply by visiting www.proforaday.co.uk.

Durham XI v Lashings World XI, Wednesday 7 August 2002, 1.00pm - 7.10pm. Tickets for the game can be purchased in advance from the Club by calling 0191 387 1717. Tickets are £10 for adults (in advance) and £5 for U18s.

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