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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.
Tickets: £5* (all proceeds go to charity) *Accompanied children under 16 enter for free
Meet the team
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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”
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