Islands’ Cricket Team To Play MCC Invitation Side

Island cricketers will entertain a MCC invitation side, featuring former Somerset and England ‘A’ player, Rob Turner and Cornwall County players, Shaun Hooper, Trevor Angove and Nick George on Tuesday.

The match starts at midday, on Tresco.

Ben Jakes says it is ‘is the best fixture of the season and is set to become a bi-annual fixture.

The islands’ side will be captained by James Francis and the team includes, Joe Badcock, Anthony Gilbert, Kane Goddard, Mark Hicks, Ben Jakes, Daniel Woodhead, all from St Mary’s, Chris Hinds and Matthew Kerrigan from St Martin’s, and Tresco players Dave Hamilton and Alisdair Moore.

A boat will be leaving St Mary’s at 11am.