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2024 – 70s World Cup Tournament Fixtures

All matches commence at 12.00 noon except for the final at Wormsley which starts at 11.00am

Match Day One Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Sunday 28th July Canada 1.1 England v Sri Lanka High Wycombe HP11 1DE
    1.2 New Zealand v India Amersham HP7 0RN
    1.3 Australia v Wales Finchampstead RG40 4JR
Match Day Two Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Tuesday 30th July Wales 2.1 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Beaconsfield HP9 2HZ
    2.2 India v England Slough SL3 7LT
    2.3 Australia v Canada Teddington TW11 0EP
Match Day Three Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Thursday 1st August Australia 3.1 New Zealand v England Marlow SL7 2AE
    3.2 Sri Lanka v India Farnham Royal SL2 3AW
    3.3 Wales v Canada Bishop’s Stortford CM23 2TD
Match Day Four Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Sunday 4th August England 4.1 New Zealand v Australia Farnham Royal SL2 3AW
    4.2 India v Wales Marlow SL7 2AE
    4.3 Sri Lanka v Canada High Wycombe HP11 1DE
Match Day Five Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Tuesaday 6th August Sri Lanka 5.1 New Zealand v Wales Bishop’s Stortford CM23 2TD
    5.2 India v Canada Cookham Dean SL6 9LF
    5.3 Australia v England Beaconsfield HP9 2HZ
Match Day Six Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Thursday 8th August India 6.1 Canada v New Zealand Marlow SL7 2AE
    6.2 Australia v Sri Lanka Royal Ascot SL5 7LQ
    6.3 Wales v England Bishop’s Stortford CM23 2TD
Match Day Seven Free Day Matches Venues Post Code
Friday 9th August New Zealand 7.1 India v Australia Royal Ascot SL5 7LQ
    7.2 Wales v Sri Lanka High Wycombe HP11 1DE
    7.3 England v Canada Wargrave RG10 8BG
Final : Sunday11th August   v Wormsley HP14 3YE


70s World Cup - England Selection Trials  

With the inaguaral 70s World Cup being played in this country from 28th July to the final on 11th August at Wormsley Cricket Club the England selectors have invited a strong group of players to two trial matches to be played on 5th May at Banbury CC in a Chairmans XI match and 12th May at Frocester CC against the National Champions Gloucestershire supported by the West Country All Stars. Players selected for these games are:  

John Evans – Captain    Gloucestershire John Hall – Surrey
Andrew Peters – Surrey Mike Stafford - Middlesex
Ian Caunce – Lancashire Brian Shipley - Buckinghamshire
Chris Evans - Surrey Ade Manger - Oxfordshire
Geoff Beale - Hampshire John Turnton - Gloucestershire
Duncan Elder - Hertfordshire Mike Kenyon - Yorkshire
Keith Daniels - Gloucestershire Marcus Young - Essex
Brian Hamer - Somerset Steve Sheppard - Somerset
Simon Sargent - Essex Bob Pittaway - Worcestershire
Tim Smith - Essex Nigel Belletty - Gloucestershire
Derek Towe - Kent Philip Webber - Somerset
Chris Tarrant - Kent Bob Hawk - Worcestershire
Godfrey Lamb – Worcestershire  Peter Hayes - Shropshire
Nick Andrews - Cambridgeshire Philip Tingay - Derbyshire

At this stage seven countries will be completing in the World Cup tournament which will be played at seniors grounds to the west of London, they are:

England, Australia, India, New Zealand, Canada, Sri Lanka and Wales Chris Lowe England Cricket Seniors 70+ Team Manager  

Chris Lowe
England Cricket Seniors 70+
Team Manager


Note to county captains and representatives

Selection for the England 70+ squad for the 2024 World Cup

We will be holding the inaugural 70s Cricket World Cup in England during late July and early August this year. This note is to ask if your county have any qualifying players who you would like us to consider for the England squad in that tournament. To be qualified a player must be 70 years old by the end of this year.
To be considered for the two trial games we have arranged for 28th April and 5th May a player must have performed consistently well for his county 60s side over a number of years, a batting average of forty plus is a decent indicator for a top six batter something around the mid-thirties for an all-rounder and mean bowling and wicket taking abilities over a number of years for all-rounders and bowlers. Mobility in the field is another key attribute to consider.
In assessing candidates, please consult within your county and if you feel you have someone who has it in them to play for England and has not previously done so at 60s or 70s level or been involved in recent trial matches, I look forward to hearing from you before the end of January please.
Chris Lowe
England Cricket Seniors 70+ Team Manager

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