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South America Cricket comes to Teddington

NewsTeddington Cricket Club is gearing up for a few days of big cricket matches.

This Sunday (8th August 2010) in Bushy Park they will play host to a clash with Saffron Walden in the quarter finals of the ECB National Club Championships. The away team are no strangers to this lofty stage in the championship having won the title in 2002 but this is the furthest they have reached since then.

It is rumoured that Saffron Walden will be bringing lots of supporters with them on Sunday so why not head on down to cheer on your local team and show your support?

Teddington are currently fourth in the Middlesex League and are showing their confidence this year by reaching this stage of the cup.

If the championship match isn’t excitement enough for cricket fans, Monday 9th of August sees Teddington CC also play international team Argentina in a 50-over per side game played under One Day International regulations with coloured clothing & white balls.

To celebrate the special match, the club are hosting under their new marquee a special feast of Argentina-sourced BBQ steak, lunch and unlimited fine wine. Cigar-lovers can also enjoy Cuban Double Corona Cigars, available for purchase & supplied by La Casa Del Habano. In between innings, ticket-holders will also be entertained by Tango demonstrations and lessons from Bianca from Rojo y Negro Tango school and Eduard Tattersfield.

It’s an exciting and rare opportunity to see an international cricket team in Teddington – the all-inclusive tickets to this sumptuous feast are £85 and are available here.

For further details about tickets or the event contact Nigel Owen tel 07766 773209.

[Update] Teddington are now into the semi final of the ECB National Club knockout after soundly beating Saffron Walden by 7 wickets. Walden’s batsmen never seemed at ease and could only manage sporadic runs and no boundaries – all out for 117.

Despite reaching 100 for 2, Walden didn’t take it lying down though and their fast bowlers slowed Teddington’s charge to a temporary halt and managed to take a third wicket. This wasn’t enough though and for the second match in a row Ben Duncan finished off the opposition with the final runs of the day.

Teddington now meet Ealing at home in the semi-finals on August 22nd – join in the fun at Bushy Park and support your local team.

[Update] Write up of the Teddington vs Argentina match by Nigel Owen.


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