Teams from three different regions will converge on the Woodbridge Oval this Sunday for a triangular event that revives memories from the 1990’s.
Barcelona International will be returning to the ground were they previously played in 1996, when they were named Barcelona CC, and were also the reigning Spanish champions.
Playing that day for Alfas was Clive Woodbridge, whom the ground in Albir is named after, and other Alfas stalwarts Gerry Heywood, Andrew Bond and Gordon Leach. Current member of Alfas, Carlos Parkin also played that day.
La Manga Torrevieja are the other team in the competition, that will be a T10 format. The first match is at 11 am with the internationals taking on the hosts Sporting Alfas. The visitors from Cataluyna then take on La Manga Torrevieja, with the final match between La Manga and Sporting Alfas scheduled to start at 3pm.
The day before Alfas will entertain Barcelona International in the longer format of the game in a friendly
Entrance is free and food and drink is available all day at the clubhouse. Live scoring updates will be available on the Cricket España Cric Clubs app at https://cricclubs.com/CricketEspana/
Here is the link to the 1996 scorecard for the nostalgic amongst us …