Cricketers On Tour

Cricketers swap snow and ice for sun and spice

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On the 6th of January the Blues cricketers are jetting off to India, in their first overseas trip in over a decade. The tour, bankrolled by Christ’s alumnus Dr Yusuf Hamied, will see the 14 man squad spend five nights in Delhi and six in Mumbai.

The Blues open their jam-packed schedule with a Twenty20 match against the British High Commission. Following on from that they are set to play three 50 over fixtures and a 2 day game, before bringing things to a close with a further Twenty20.

The touring party has been confirmed as:

Akbar Ansari (Trinity Hall, captain)
Ananya Sen (St Edmund’s, wk)
Anand Ashok (Queens’)
Fred Owen (Sidney)
Richard Timms (Caius)
Ed Pearson (Robinson)
Marc Rosenberg (Hughes Hall)
Michael Taylor (Caius)
Phil Ashton (Queens’)
Matt Cook (Girton)
Rupert Wingate-Saul (Sidney)
Thomas Probert (Peterhouse)
Frankie Brown (Jesus)
James Greenwood (Hughes Hall)

Follow the action on and off the field with prolific batsman Frankie Brown’s tour blog exclusively on The Tab