A match between a select Ovington XI and touring side MKGM Cricket Academy U18’s will take this Thursday, 2nd August on the Little Knavesmire with a 1pm start.
The MKGM Cricket Academy is based in Gujarat, India, which is the most westernmost state in the country. The Cricket Academy is coached by Connor Cecil Williams, who scored 7942 first-class runs, with a high-score of 237 not out and made the Indian Test Squad. The Academy has a Cricket infrastructure on a par with first-class facilities in India and past-graduates of the Cricket school include Worcestershire player Ben Twohig.
The proud moment for MKGM sports school & all MKGM support staff. Its about Ben Twohig debuted in first class for Worcestershire cricket county, trained and got coaching for his left arm spin bowling at MKGM sports school under Former International cricketer Connor Williams. pic.twitter.com/OopZq14WeP
— MKGM School (@manavkendra) May 11, 2018
The Ovington Select XI will feature some of Ovington’s brightest young players, alongside those from other York-based clubs, and will be a 40 overs a-side match.
We look forward to welcoming Connor and the MKGM Cricket Academy on Thursday.
Special thanks to all our Sponsors, who are helping the club continue to grow it’s Junior and Senior sections in 2018.