The Channel 4 Cricket Roadshow came to the
University of Leicester Stoughton Road sports ground in Oadby on the morning
of Saturday, August 17 with an hour-long live broadcast.
The event showcased
club cricket in Leicestershire and in particular, the Asian Sports cricket
team who play their home games at the University grounds on Stoughton Road in
Oadby. The Road Show went out on Channel Four for one hour.
TEAMWORK: Sybil Ruscoe chatting to the
Kibworth under 13 team, who won the national club championship this
Dermott Reeve, Mark
Nicholas, Ravi Shastri and Sybil Ruscoe presented the programme. The weather
was superb for the event which culminated in Asian Sports playing Old
Eastonians just as the programme concluded.
|Local cricket enthusiasts were present at
a cricket talk-in the day before with Sybil Roscoe, Mark Nicholas, Simon
Hughes and Dermott Reeve, when the audience asked the experts all those
cricket-related questions they always wanted answered.
The talk-in, which was followed by a
complimentary buffet, took place at the Gilbert Murray Conference Centre -
part of Gilbert Murray Hall on Manor Road in Oadby.
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Dermott Reeve, Ravi
Shastri, Matthew Hoggard, Mark Nicolas and Sybil Ruscoe took part in a
question and answer session at the end of the programme.
Out and About
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