For a Day Attracts World-wide Interest
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County Cricket Club's 'Pro For a Day' competition has captured the
publics' interest with applications from around the world flooding
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.
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.
closing date for entries is 26 July and you can apply by visiting
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.