for a Day Winner
Moxon and Jon Lewis today welcomed the newest addition to the team
- Pro for a Day competition winner, Alastair Gibson.
from Morpeth, won Durham County Cricket Club's unique competition
to play in the Durham side against Lashings World XI next Wednesday.
He will play a full and active part in the match by bowling, batting
part of his prize, Alastair will be able to take part in a training
session the day before his big day and he will be put up in style
in an Executive Suite at the Holiday Inn, Washington the night before
and after the match. He has been given his very own training and
playing kit with his own squad number - 38.
is looking forward to experiencing a day as a professional cricketer.
He said: "I entered the competition because I thought it would
be a good opportunity to experience a day as a professional cricketer.
I'm really looking forward to experiencing the whole atmosphere
of the day and playing against some cricket legends."
Jon Lewis said: "It will be a day remember for him as he will
be sharing a world class ground with world class opposition. The
team is looking forward to the new addition to the dressing room.
I'm sure he will have a great day."
play Lashings World XI on Wednesday 7 August 2002, starting at 1.00pm.
Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for juniors (in advance).
A Family Ticket (two adults and three children) costs £25
(in advance). Ticket Hotline: 0191 387 1717.
Team is expected to be as follows:
Brian Lara (West Indies), Stuart Williams (West Indies), Sherwin
Campbell (West Indies), Grant Flower (Zimbabwe), Richie Richardson
(West Indies), Jimmy Adams (West Indies), Chris Harris (New Zealand),
Viv Richards (West Indies), Junior Murray (West Indies), Shoaib
Akthar (Pakistan), Mohamed Akram (Pakistan), Stuart Carlisle (Zimbabwe)