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Sussex Cricket Society: Tea with Barry Richards

6 Jun 2024

Sussex Cricket Society: Tea with Barry Richards

The Sussex Cricket Society In conjunction with Sussex Cricket is breaking new ground by holding a summer event. There will be an afternoon tea with Barry Richards at 3.00pm, on Sunday 7th July 2024, in The Long Room at The 1st Central County Ground. Hove.

At Hampshire, Barry formed a formidable partnership with another great, West Indian, Gordon Greenidge. He played just four Tests before South Africa’s widespread exclusion from world sport. 

In those four tests, Barry scored 508 runs at 72.57. He also represented the Rest of the World in England (a series replacing the planned South African tour) and later in the decade he joined the Kerry Packer World Series cricket.

Barry played, 204 first class games for Hampshire, scoring 15,607 runs at 50.50. It was not just the volume of runs, but also the manner he made them, always elegant and so easy on the eye, a real pleasure to watch.

This special event is open to Society members, Sussex Cricket members and their friends and associates. The cost is £22 per head. The tea will comprise of sandwiches scones, cake along with tea and coffee following Barry Richards’s talk.

Booking Details 

To apply please contact (this occasion only) Martyn Levitt either by phone 01903 495451, email martyn.levitt@hotmail.com or post 29 Chute Ave, High Salvington, Worthing, BN13 3DX by 25th June at the latest. 

Along with a note of your name, names of anyone coming with you, any dietary requirements and who you would like to sit with and finally your selected payment method. 

Payment can be made by either cheque payable to Sussex Cricket Society sent to Martyn, or Bank Transfer (Sort Code 60-13-09 Account No. 57843570) please show “JUL TEA plus your name” as the payment reference. Transfer is our preferred method. Early booking is recommended.

Please note - if a booking is cancelled after 25th June any payment will not be refunded.

The Sussex Cricket Society website: www.sussexcricketsociety.org If you like/love Sussex cricket, please consider joining the society. It is very easy to do online at a very reasonable £20 per year for an individual subscription.

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