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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 83

2nd Lawyers Cricket World Cup tournament opens at Cambridge on July 26

By M Rama Rao, India Editor, Asian Tribune

New Delhi, 27 July ( The IInd Lawyers Cricket World Cup would be held at Cambridge (UK) from 26th July to 4th August 2009. It would be formally launched by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales on 26th at Fenners, Cambridge University Ground. The tournament coincides with the year long 800th anniversary celebrations of the Cambridge University.

Twelve teams from various parts of the Commonwealth are taking part in the World Cup in a competitive spirit and in furtherance of their motto ‘Cricket for Friendship’.

The ten -day event, among the cricket enthusiastic legal eagles, would witness their skills being displayed in the field of cricket, for a change and away from the court halls.

The opening match will be an exhibition match between the International Judges XI and the International Lawyers XI, immediately after the inauguration. The final will be played at the Brit Oval.

Fixture schedule for the Lawyers Cricket World Cup 2009 has now been released.

26 July:

Judges XI v LCWC XI (Fenners)

27 July:

India (A) v West Indies (N) (Fitzwilliam)

India (B) v West Indies (S) (Churchill)

New Zealand v Ireland (Emmanuel)

England Solicitors v Sri Lanka (Trinity)

Pakistan v England Barristers (Gonville)

Australia v South Africa (St Catherine's)

28 July:

Pakistan v Australia (Fitzwilliam)

India (A) v English Solicitors (Churchill)

West Indies (S) v South Africa (Emmanuel)

India (B) v English Barristers (Trinity)

West Indies (N) v New Zealand (Gonville)

Sri Lanka v Ireland (Girton)

29 July:

English Solicitors v Ireland (Fitzwilliam)

Pakistan v South Africa (Churchill)

West Indies (N) v Sri Lanka (Emmanuel)

India (A) v New Zealand (Trinity)

West Indies (S) v English Barristers (St Catherine's)

India (B) v Australia (Girton)

31 July:

English Barristers v South Africa (Fitzwilliam)

West Indies (N) v Ireland (Churchill)

India (B) v Pakistan (Emmanuel)

West Indies (S) v Australia (Trinity)

India (A) v Sri Lanka (Gonville)

English Solicitors v New Zealand (St Catherine's)

2 August:

West Indies (S) v Pakistan (Fitzwilliam)

Sri Lanka v New Zealand (Churchill)

English Barristers v Australia (Emmanuel)

West Indies (N) v English Solicitors (Trinity)

India (B) v South Africa (Gonville)

India (A) v Ireland (St Catherine's)

3 August:

Semi Finals and Playoffs

4 August:

The Final (The Brit Oval)

-Asian Tribune -

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