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pitch has been described as "perfect for one day internationals"
by one of England's fastest bowlers.
of Yorkshire and England was at Chester-le-Street to help promote
this summer's one day NatWest Series which sees England take on
the might of Australia and Pakistan.
will host the Australia v Pakistan match on June 16th and White
says: "This will be a good game and for it be staged at The
Riverside is excellent.
and Pakistan have some excellent players, but the past winter has
been one of the most successful that England has ever had and we
can prove to the Aussies in particular that we are going in the
set up her at Durham is tremendous. The pitch is perfect for one
day matches and the fans are excellent. It would be a real shame
if international cricket was not played here."
Bill Midgley says: "We are really looking forward to hosting
this game between two very exciting sides.
taking the opportunity to charge youngsters just £5 each to
watch the match. There are a growing number of them playing cricket
and we want as many of them as possible to have the chance to see
these stars in action."
the game are priced at £25 for adults and just £5 for
the Under 16's. They are available from Ticketmaster on 0191 401
8888 the Club on 0191 387 1717 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)