Ampthill welcome Lashings All-Star XI

Devon Malcolm of the Lashings at Ampthill in 2012.
Devon Malcolm of the Lashings at Ampthill in 2012.

Ampthill Town cricketers welcome legends of cricket on Friday, August 8 as they host the famous Lashings XI.

The visiting all-stars squad is set to include international stars Phil deFreitas, Devon Malcolm, Muhammed Wasim and Saqlain Musthaq among others for the game which starts at 2.30pm.

There will be a beer tent, Pimms tent and barbecue as well as soft drinks and sweets.

There will also be several merchandising stalls and a super raffle.

Youth coaching takes place with the All Stars and Bedfordshire coaches in the morning from 10am to 11.30am - email lashingsampthill@btinternet.com to check for availability.

A youth kwik-cricket competition runs from noon to 2pm.

Entry on the day is £5 for adults, free for under 16s, with match programmes costing £2. Car parking is free.

Gates open at 11.30am.

The club is still in need of volunteers both on Thursday afternoon and Friday so if you do have a few hours to spare please email lashingsampthill@btinternet.com or call Sandra Evans on 07801272363.