• Cricket - BAS XI v Bradman Foundation XI

    Cricket – BAS XI v Bradman Foundation XI

    21st July 2015
    12:00pm to 7:00pm

    The Bradman Foundation XI are visiting the UK and will be playing our own “Britain-Australia Society XI” in July.

    Eton College has confirmed that our match will be played on Agar’s Plough – the playing field where Wellington reportedly stated “the Battle of Waterloo was won”.

    There is no charge for members and their guests – bring along a picnic as availability of catering facilities is scarce at the ground, but there are many opportunities to procure sustenance in Windsor and in Eton.

    We are hoping to organise a guided tour of Eton for members and guests during the day.

    12:00pm – Players arrive at Eton College
    12:30pm – Players’ Lunch served at the pavilion
    2pm  – Play commences
    4pm  – Tea (change of innings)
    7pm  – Stumps
    9pm  – Players depart

    The format of the match will be

    •  40 overs per innings
    • Maximum number of overs per bowler – 8
    • No fielding restrictions

     

    The Society has a confirmed list of 11 players for the game

    Travel to Eton by train is to Windsor and Eton Riverside station – direct trains from Waterloo, or Windsor & Eton Central from Paddington, changing at Slough.

    Cross the bridge and proceed straight down Eton High Street and you will come to the college after 10-12 minutes.

    The ground is on the right hand side behind the college.

    Please and further details can be provided.

     

     

     

     

    photo credits: Andrew Bowden

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