LEGENDARY West Indies pacemen Courtney Walsh has been added to the Lashings World XI to play at Magdalen College School, Oxford on Sunday.
Walsh, who picked up a then world record 519 Test wickets, will appear alongside fellow West Indian Gordon Greenidge in a side captained by MCS cricket professional and former England seamer Phil
Other stars include Devon Malcolm, Saqlain Mushtaq and Henry Olonga.
Lashings will take on the school’s first team and a select XI, captained by John Crawley, in two Twenty20 matches, starting at 10.30am and 3.30pm.
Crawley, who is MCS’s head of cricket and a teacher at the school, has selected a host of former pupils plus his predecessor and ex-Oxfordshire player Richard Gilbert.
All proceeds from the auction and raffle will be donated to Helen and Douglas House, the Oxford-based charity supporting young people with life-shortening conditions.
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Lashings: P DeFreitas (capt), C Walsh, M Akram, I Butler, G Greenidge, D Malcolm, S Mushtaq, I Nazir, H Olonga, L Vincent, W Jaffer, J Lever and a ‘Star for the Day’.
MCS Select XI: J Crawley (capt), G Kennedy, R Buchanan, M Bixby, B Thompson, M Winson, J Bobby, T Boyles, W Palmer, L Da Silva, C Lawrence, R Gilbert, C Sandbach, A Mitchell.