The 10th anniversary Lord’s Taverners celebrity cricket match, Cholmondeley Castle
PUBLISHED: 12:45 18 August 2015 | UPDATED: 12:46 18 August 2015
Over 500 guests enjoyed fine weather and great cricket for the tenth anniversary Lord’s Taverners celebrity cricket match at Cholmondeley Castle, near Malpas.
Lord’s Taverners celebrity cricket match
Commentator for the cricket, Goden Burns, and Nick Hancock with a cricket bat signed by the Lancashire squad
Peter Willis (of sponsors Box-it) Organiser, Chris Talbot, Darlene Storrrar (Sponsor) and Mark Fearnall (Chairman of The Lord's Taverners, Cheshire and North Wales)
Umpire, John Price (standing, rear), with Lady Taverners Council members, Sue Simons, Chrissie Walker-Hebborn and husband, Robert in wheelchair), Veronica Ralley, Debbie Gregory and Chris Talbot
Auctioneer, Adam Partridge
The teams and sponsors
Peter Willis (of sponsors Box-it) with Darlene Storrar (also a sponsor) Michael Owen and Chris Talbot
Michael Owen and Gus McKay toss the coin
Gus McKay finds the boundary
Comedian, Paul Boardman (son of Stan) with Chris Talbot
Jude Cisse and Karina Jadhav
Michael Owen handing over the keys for a new mini bus to Richard Aindow from Peterhouse School, Southport
The event is held courtesy of Lord Cholmondeley and the Dowager Lady Cholmondeley to raise money to help disadvantaged and disabled young children, through sport and recreation. Guests rubbed shoulders with celebrities including cricket hero Mike Gatting, Michael Owen and Nick Hancock. An auction and raffle raised more than £59,000, with prizes including two tickets to the world premiere of the new James Bond film, Spectre .