COEL vs Carter Jonas Charity Cricket Day
May 25
Event Dates
May 25
Event Location
Fenners Cricket Ground, Cambridge CB1 2EL

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Thursday 25 May 2023

On Thursday 25th May, the inaugural Carter Jonas vs COEL Charity Cricket Day will take place at Fenner's in Cambridge, raising funds for LandAid and The Phoenix Trust. 

With gates opening at 1pm, there'll be a thrilling T20 cricket match from 2pm, plus a chance to hear from England Cricketer and legend Monty Panesar! There will be live music, stalls to buy tasty food and drink, plus a chance to win some fantastic prizes in our silent auction and raffle. The cricket will end at 5.30pm with the day ending at 7pm.

Bring your family, friends, clients and colleagues for an exciting afternoon of sporting fun, and support these two charities making a huge difference to vulnerable people in our communities. 

The event is organised and funded by Carter Jonas and COEL and powered by LandAid. All profits from the event will be shared between LandAid and The Phoenix Trust.  

Thank you to all our sponsors for making this event possible:
The Cambridge Building Society, Howard Group, Grovemere Property, Green Building Design, The Good Plant Company, Wedd Joinery, Liquidline, First Intuition, BDB Pitmans, Ascot Lloyd, Howes Percival, Cam Alarms, Ensors, Tees Law and Concilio.

Date: Thursday 25 May 2023
Time: 1pm - 7pm
Location: Fenners Cricket Ground, Cambridge CB1 2EL

Tickets: £5* (all proceeds go to charity)
*Accompanied children under 16 enter for free

Meet the team

Declan Fitzhenry

Declan Fitzhenry

Name:  Declan Fitzhenry
Place of work & occupation: The Citystay Group & Managing Director
Cricket role: All-rounder (Left arm medium, RHB)
Best performance: Off field. 
Favourite player: Andrew Flintoff
Favourite cricket moment: Flintoff incredible over in Ashes 05. 
Henry Platts-Martin

Henry Platts-Martin

Name: Henry Platts-Martin
Place of work & occupation: Carter Jonas (Rural), One Station Square
Cricket role: (batter, bowler, wicket keeper, allrounder etc); Like to think I’m an allrounder
Best performance: 113*
Favourite player:
Andrew Flintoff
Favourite cricket moment: Jimmy Anderson and Monty Panesar last wicket stand in the 2009 Ashes at Cardiff.

Kurt Richards

Kurt Richards

Name: Kurt Richards
Place of work & occupation: Carter Jonas, Commercial Property & Asset Management
Cricket role: Bowler who thinks can bat
Best performance: Hopefully on 25th May 2023 vs COEL
Favourite player: Sir Viv Richards (dad)
Favourite cricket moment: Not the 2019 CWC final
Matt Unwin

Matt Unwin

Name: Matt Unwin
Place of work & occupation: Evolve Tax & Accountancy LLP/Unwin Estates Ltd, Accountant/Part-time Farmer       
Cricket role: (batter, bowler, wicket keeper, allrounder etc): Average batter, emergency wicket-keeper
Best performance: Not getting cramp in a 200 run opening partnership at Hyde Heath last year (I got 90….)
Favourite ground: Valley of the Rocks!
Favourite player: Graham Gooch
Favourite cricket moment: Being at Lords to watch Gooch get 333 against India at Lords in 1990
Nick Brown

Nick Brown

Name: Nick Brown
Place of work & occupation: Managing Director of HTS Estates Ltd, Cambridge.
Cricket role: (batter, bowler, wicket keeper, allrounder etc): Wicketkeeper (and bat)
Best performance: A long time ago!
Favourite player: Kevin Pietersen
Favourite cricket moment: Ben Stokes Headingly Ashes Test, Day 4 2019
Nigel Gadsby

Nigel Gadsby

Name: Nigel Gadsby. 
Place of Work & Occupation: Wimpole farmer. 
Cricket Role: all rounder,
Best performance: Scoring 63 against Middlesex in the nat west trophy 1983
Favourite Player: Ian Botham 
Favourite Moment: Cambridgeshire winning minor county  one day final at lords 1995 under my captaincy
Peter McKeown

Peter McKeown

Name: Pete Mckeown
Place of work & occupation: Carter Jonas – average Planning Consultant
Cricket role: (batter, bowler, wicket keeper, allrounder etc) enthusiastic allrounder
Best performance: Too many to list!
Favourite player:  Eoin Morgan
Favourite cricket moment: Irelands World Cup victory over England in 2011 in Bengaluru
Rupert Allan

Rupert Allan

Name: Rupert Allan
Place of work & occupation: Carter Jonas – Commercial Surveyor
Cricket role: All rounder (Medium swing – RHB)
Best performance: 54* and a fifer
Favourite player: Alastair Cook 
Favourite cricket moment: Getting run out without facing a ball then being allowed to go in again as injury cover only to get another duck!
Tom Davey

Tom Davey

Name: Tom Davey
Place of work & occupation: TOM&Co – Financial Adviser
Cricket role: Specialist fielder & RHB
Best performance: Thursday at nets
Favourite player: Ben Stokes
Favourite cricket moment: 3rd Test at Headingley - Ashes 2019
Tommy Newbigging

Tommy Newbigging

Name: Tommy Newbigging
Place of work & occupation: Long Melford, Suffolk – Head of Residential
Cricket role: (batter, bowler, wicket keeper, allrounder etc)
Bowler – trundles in, throwing a few dibbly-dobblers and dishing out mediocre chat
Best performance: yet to have one…
Favourite player: Andrew Flintoff 
Favourite cricket moment: Andrew Flintoff – “Mind the windows Tino”
William Gowler

William Gowler

Name: William Gowler 
Place of work & occupation: One Station Square, Cambridge & Assistant Rural Surveyor.
Cricket role: allrounder 
Best performance: 136*
Favourite player: Joe Root
Favourite cricket moment: England ODI team world cup victory in 2019

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